MASSIVE EARTHMOVER

This behemoth is the world's largest earth mover.  It was built by Krupp of Germany and is used, among other things, to mine coal.  The earth mover is 311 feet tall, 705 feet long, Weighs 45,500 tons, and can remove 100,000 cubic yards per day.  At a cost of $100 million, it took 5 years to design and manufacture plus another 5 years to assemble.  The earth mover requires 5 operators and can reach an incredible speed of 1/3 mile per hour.

 

 

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