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U. S. Army M60A3 Main Battle Tank

 
 
U. S. Army M60A3 Main Battle Tank Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sandra Hughes, August 18, 2017
1. U. S. Army M60A3 Main Battle Tank Marker
Inscription.  Obtained from Ft. Rucker, AL by American Legion Post No. 31 April 28, 1999

*Weapons: 105 mm rifled cannon. 7.62 mm and .50 caliber machine guns.
*Engine: 750 hp. 12 cylinder air-cooled diesel.
*Crew-4 men: Weight-107.900 lb.: Speed-30 mph: Range-300 miles
*Entered service in 1960 and used by 22 countries
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 34° 43.778′ N, 87° 42.317′ W. Marker is in Tuscumbia, Alabama, in Colbert County. Marker is on South Water Street. Marker is located in Spring Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tuscumbia AL 35674, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. American Indian History (within shouting distance of this marker); Tuscumbia Big Spring (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Petrified Conifer Tree / Petrified Lycopod Tree Stump (about 600 feet away); Cold Water Falls (about 700 feet away); Sacred Tears (about 700 feet away); History of Tuscumbia, Alabama (about

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800 feet away); Jackson's Military Road (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tuscumbia Railway First Railroad west of Alleghenies (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tuscumbia.
 
U. S. Army M60A3 Main Battle Tank Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sandra Hughes, August 18, 2017
2. U. S. Army M60A3 Main Battle Tank Marker
U. S. Army M60A3 Main Battle Tank Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sandra Hughes, August 18, 2017
3. U. S. Army M60A3 Main Battle Tank Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 30, 2017. It was originally submitted on August 29, 2017, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 583 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 29, 2017, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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