Watch the largest engine ever build getting started.
Its located at Diesel House museum, in Copenhagen, Denmark, and it was built in 1932 and word is, that it remains on standby and operational if needed.
It still is the largest diesel engine ever built. Today is mainly used as a tourist attraction, and its only fired up the first and the third Sunday every month, for about 5-10 minutes at a time. As you can see, the engineers take care of her to the last detail. The 83 year old engine, is still operational and was on stand by for the city of Copenhagen since 2004.This diesel engine is 41 feet tall, and 80 feet wide, and has 8 cylinders, and is capable of generating 22.500 horsepower.