Il Bagger 1957

'Il Bagger 1957' is one of two pieces of large earth moving equipment left basking in the Italian sun. A 'Bagger' is a German bucket-wheel type excavator normally used in opencast coal mines to extract Lignite or brown coal for power generation. Given their proximity to the former coal-fired Pietrafitta power station and Lago di Pietrafitta, I'm guessing they performed the same role as their bigger German brothers.