Tourists Learn to Drive Bulldozers at Vegas’ Newest Attraction Melanie Chamberlain September 6 Las Vegas, Nevada, News This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure. Bulldozer © Official U.S. Navy Imagery The Great Recession brought a 20-year construction boom in Vegas to a grinding halt. But an enterprising small business owner is turning lemons into lemonade and renting out idle heavy construction equipment by the hour in an adult-sized sandbox. MSNBC reports, Ed Mumm [the business owner] said he started Dig This after renting and operating an excavator for himself for two days while building a house in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. He quickly realized that toying with heavy construction equipment is a diversion that takes participants completely out of their everyday lives. “I thought to myself: If I’m having this much fun, imagine the amount of people that don’t get to do this stuff that would love to do this,” he said. Get the entire article at MSNBC. Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Let's Make Sure You're Human ... *Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA. − 3 = Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting.