Huge Machinery Gone Wrong (28 pics)

Posted in       26 Nov 2011       19080       6

Even though some trucks, cranes and tractors weigh several tons they are still prone to disastrous accidents. This collection of the craziest large machinery crashes makes for both destructive and dangerous situations, and really amazing photographs.

 


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Fenrisulven 8 year s ago
Gravity is a bitch!!
Never underestimate the power of large crowds, of stupid people.
       
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AndyOfBeaverton 8 year s ago
In picture #5, what is the problem?

In picture #7, I would love to know if the pit had a berm or curb to back up to. I drove almost the same Cat as in this picture when I was in college. Backing up to the curb was scary enough knowing there was a point of no return. Even scarier was dumping when the front end gets light as you empty your load.
       
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robin yates 8 year s ago
in open cast mining there is never a kerb. It is down to the driver/operator to decide when he tips.All dump trucks, tipper trucks go light when the load is leaving the body, normal in everyway

there is no problem here. The pic is showing how huge the dragline is. The motor scrapers in front are big in their own right,maybe 30 tons empty. The dragline is a true monster!
       
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GOODSTUFF4U 8 year s ago
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A rover of "monster truck" proportions zoomed toward Mars on an 8 1/2-month, 354 million-mile journey Saturday, the biggest, best equipped robot ever sent to explore another planet. NASA's six-wheeled, one-armed wonder, Curiosity, will reach Mars next summer and use its ...
       
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ptpie 8 year s ago
omg
       
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orendadude 8 year s ago
Looks like a bunch of losers to me.
       
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