Bagger 288 (Excavator 288) is world's largest digging machine and vehicle

Bagger 288 (Excavator 288) is world's largest digging machine and vehicle

Featuring shots of world's largest bigging machine Bagger 288, also known as the Excavator 288, built by Krupp, a German company for a mining firm called Rheinbraun. Weighting 13500 tons this world's largest vehicle is up to 220 m (721 ft) long and approximately 96 m (315 ft) high. It can excavate 240,000 tons of coal or 240,000 cubic meters of overburden daily – the equivalent of a football field dug to 30 m (98 ft) deep. Bagger 288 have been used at NASA's Crawler-Transporter to carry Space Shuttle and Apollo Saturn V launch vehicle in 1978.
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Bagger 288 (Excavator 288) is world's largest digging machine and vehicle

Bagger 288 (Excavator 288) is world's largest digging machine and vehicle

Bagger 288 (Excavator 288) is world's largest digging machine and vehicle

Bagger 288 (Excavator 288) is world's largest digging machine and vehicle

Bagger 288 (Excavator 288) is world's largest digging machine and vehicle

Bagger 288 (Excavator 288) is world's largest digging machine and vehicle

Bagger 288 (Excavator 288) is world's largest digging machine and vehicle

Bagger 288 (Excavator 288) is world's largest digging machine and vehicle

Bagger 288 (Excavator 288) is world's largest digging machine and vehicle

Bagger 288 (Excavator 288) is world's largest digging machine and vehicle

Bagger 288 (Excavator 288) is world's largest digging machine and vehicle

Bagger 288 (Excavator 288) is world's largest digging machine and vehicle

Bagger 288 (Excavator 288) is world's largest digging machine and vehicle



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