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Wheel loader bucket. Two men working on a wheel loader's bucket. One worker is smoothing the underside of the bucket (bottom), while another welds its steel plates together. This is the largest wheel loader produced in the world in 2004. The bucket has a volume of 40.5 cubic metres and an operating capacity of 72.5 tonnes. Photographed at Letourneau Inc., Longview, Texas, USA.
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