Excavator Climbing a Tower
A liebherr excavator climbing a tower in Vienna, Austria to show off the strength of their machines. It appears that the tower allows the operator to first wedge the excavator’s boom plate into a specially constructed step, hoist the machine up with the secured boom, and then wedge the machine’s tracks into a step. Once the tracks are securely wedged, the operator can then release the boom, and repeat the whole procedure until the top of the tower is finally reached. Location: Town Hall, Vienna, Austria. From the German TV show “Let’s Make A Bet”, where celebrity guests place bets on whether a contestant can accomplish a daring skill or not. Can a 15 ton excavator climb a 45-foot tower in 8 minutes? And then do a handstand on top of it? Watch this miracle of German engineering!