Originally Posted by HOT DAMN!
The largest crawler known to mankind is just down the street from me.
Yup, this the first one. It's a Liebherr (seeing a pattern here?) LR13000 3,000 metric tonnes capacity.
Here it is up close during the factory open day earler this year:
They went on to do a demonstration lift with it, that earned the respect of every rigging engineer on the planet:
Even the small crane on the end is holding a platform with a 1:50 scale model crane!