233-foot, 4,600-ton Big Blue is largest crane in Western Hemisphere

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Tech blog Gizmodo put together this really interesting video and a great feature story on Big Blue, the 233-foot, 4,600-ton crane that assembles the new Ford-class aircraft carriers in Newport News, Va. The crane can lift more than 2.3 million pounds.

Be sure to check out the full story and video over at Gizmodo.