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The World’s Largest Dump Truck

Monday, 24th November 2008 by

Scraping the bottom of the “world’s largest” barrel1, it’s the awe-inspiring (former) World’s Largest Dump Truck! Built as a prototype and dubbed the “Terex Titan”, the 20m long truck can carry a payload of up to 350 tons. The manufacturer came up with loads of possibly untrue facts about the truck, such as being able to hold “2 greyhound buses and 2 pickup trucks”, or “1,000,000 golf balls”. However amazing…

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