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|The Bagger 288 (Excavator 288), built by the German company Krupp for the energy and mining firm Rheinbraun, is a bucket-wheel excavator. More specifically, it is a mobile strip mining machine. When completed, Bagger 288 replaced the Space Shuttle Crawler-Transporter as largest tracked vehicle in the world. It was built for the job of mining coal in Hambach, Germany. It can excavate 240,000 ton...||04/30/2006||1,530|
|The Falkirk Wheel is a rotating boat lift connecting the Forth and Clyde Canal with the Union Canal. It is named after the nearby town of Falkirk in central Scotland. The two canals were previously connected by a series of 11 locks, but by the 1930s these had fallen into disuse, were filled in and the land built upon.|
The Millennium Commission decided to regenerate the canals of ...
|Diggerland is a the name of four theme parks in England based around the theme of diggers and JCBs. Diggerland is owned by the excavator hire firm H.E. Services.|
Rides include a modified digger in which visitors sit in an adapted bucket and are spun around in the air, there are also opportunities to drive - and take full control of - many forms of diggers, and a four wheel drive ...
|A dragline excavator at the Hull-Rust-Mahoning Mine near Hibbing,MN. This mine is the largest open pit iron mine in the world. The mine is approximately 3 miles long, 2 miles wide, and 535 feet deep.||01/25/2007||1,973|
|Two ships on the Manchester Ship Canal taking cargo off at Elesmere Port. Note the river Mersey next to the Canal with the tide out. This was a benfit for hte Canal, that ships could sail up the canal even when the tide was out.||01/14/2007||356|
|Brewing coal excavator in Berheim Germany||08/19/2005||865|
|Well over a century ago, the Farmington Canal was converted to a railroad. Eventually it became a part of the New Haven. The Farmington Canal was the longest canal ever built in New England. An 1846 charter was granted and the new road was opened between New Haven and Plainville in 1848.|
|The Texas Star is the largest ferris wheel in North America. It is approximately 212 feet high. The structure has 44 gondolas that hold 264 riders. The ferris wheel is located at Fair Park in Dallas, Texas.||09/06/2007||896|
|Mittelland Canal (near Minden), after 8th Air Force attack on 26th Ocotober 1944. Five barges were washed through the 80-feet breach in embankment cut by 851-ton load. Canal and adjected aqueduct were both drained. More barges are seen stranded on canal bottom.||03/09/2009||2,317|
|This marks the end of the Canal in Manchester, Salford and Trafford Park. Follow the Canal all the way to the sea via Warrington and Birkenhead. Spot some ships||01/15/2007||344|
|This is where the ships enter the Manchester Ship Canal. The tide is out at the moment, but as soon as the tide comes in the ships can enter or exit the canal. Once in the canal they can safly move up and down the canal without worring about the level of the tide.||01/14/2007||444|
|See some ships in dock on the Great Manchester Ship Canal in the UK. the dock is on the Trafford Park side of the Canal. On the other side of the canal you can see the Lowry in the Salford Quays||01/11/2007||360|