The 100 million Bagger 288 (Excavator 288), built by the German company Krupp (now ThyssenKrupp) for the energy and mining firm Rheinbraun, is a bucket-wheel excavator or mobile strip mining machine. When its construction was completed in 1978, Bagger 288 superseded NASA’s Crawler-Transporter, used to carry the Space Shuttle and Apollo Saturn V launch vehicle, as the largest land vehicle in the world.
11 World's Biggest Vehicles (like... Mind-Blowingly Large) - Odometer.com,Bagger 288 See that car down at the base of this thing? Can you spot the tiny person nearby? Yeah. This thing is the biggest, literally. It was built to mine, and it can mine an area the size of a soccer field down to 90 meters per day.
Digging Machine In the spirit of weird tools that you don’t see everyday, this behemoth is king of the list – the largest digging machine in the world. Built in Germany, this amazing structure is approximately 2 ½ football fields long and can move more than 76,000 cubic meters of earth in a day. You definitely won’t find anything like it in your toolbox.