Behold: The World’s Largest Land Vehicle Ever Built


Our Telegraph video series, Extraordinary Engineering, takes a look at a host of awe-inspiring monster machines and feats of modern engineering from around the world.

This video shares some extraordinary facts about the Bagger 288 bucket-wheel excavator.

This gigantic 45,500-ton, 311 feet tall machine is used to help excavate coal at the Hambach stripmine in Germany. It holds the record as the world’s largest land vehicle and can excavate 240,000 tons of coal daily.

[Via Telegraph]

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