Bagger

A bagger is a gigantic machine used to dig up coal. Baggers are essentially diggers and they are used in open-pit mines, among other places in Germany’s lignite mines. Some types of baggers can move 14,000 cubic meters of coal and other materials per hour.

Bagger digging coal. Photo: Von Spyridon Natsikos, CC BY 2.0 de
Bagger digging coal. Photo: Von Spyridon Natsikos, CC BY 2.0 de

Trivia

A person named Dan DeEntremont has made an animation of a bagger as a Transformer (a toy from the 1980’s which later was turned into movies):

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