The largest self-propelled gun in the world

Bagger 288 - excavator, built in 1978 by the German company Krupp for the company Rheinbraun.
Upon completion, the machine, the size of Bagger 288 surpassed Crawler-transporter to transport the shuttle and Apollo rockets.
Before the construction of Bagger 293 is the largest self-propelled units in the world, with a weight of 13 500 tonnes.
However Bagger receives energy from external sources, so it would be more accurate to call movable apparatus for quarrying.


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