[VIDEO] Here's the Horsepower Necessary to Move 125M cu. yds. of Earth in a Year

This is the kind of business created by Southern California's housing boom (yes, this is a housing development). Loving SoCalEarthmovers.com's drone images!

When you gotta move a mountain fast, you bring in more scrapers than you can count.

Independent Construction Co. and Peed Equipment Co. scrapers moving 25 million cubic yards in one year (roughly 70,000 cu. yd. per day working five 10-hour shifts and eight hours on Saturday for 14 months) for new Southern California housing development.