This is the largest movable machine in the world

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Behold the largest movable machine in the world: The Overburden Conveyor Bridge F60 is more than half a kilometer long. At 1647 feet long and 13,600 tons, it's much larger than the Empire State Building, a Nimitz-class super carrier or the Bagger 288, the previous record holder.

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Used to carry brown coal in the open mines of Lusatia, Germany, the F60 is an amazing 1647 feet (502 meters) x 262 feet (80 meters) x 787 feet (240 meter) and 13,600 tons. The Bagger is 288 is 721 x 315 x 151 feet and 13,500 tons.

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sacrelicious2
Sacrelicious2

Now we just need to throw this and Bagger 288 together into a ring. Match of the century!