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Huge Construction Vehicles For Monster Jobs


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Heavy equipment is an understatement. So-called Monster Trucks look like toys next to these huge mechanized construction giants. For instance, the Largest Bucket-Wheel Excavator in the world is the Bagger 288; a machine that can scoop out 240,000 tons of coal a day. That is like digging a soccer field-sized hole, 98 feet deep––every day. This digging machine is 721 ft long, about 315 ft high, and travels at 33 ft per minute. Just don’t try to parallel park it. Read more...

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