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Three Ton Tire

Ripley's Believe It or Not!

 

Ocean City, MD

 
Three Ton Tire Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, August 10, 2019
1. Three Ton Tire Marker
Inscription.  Built by the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company of Akron, Ohio, this enormous truck tire stands nearly 12 feet tall and weighs over 6,500 pounds! Used on open-pit mining trucks that can carry up to 240 tons of ore at one time, this tire was actually used at the Asarco Mission Mine in Arizona. The tire contains enough rubber to make 395 normal-sized car tires.
 
Erected by Ripley's Believe It or Not!, Ocean City, Maryland.
 
Location. 38° 19.7′ N, 75° 5.182′ W. Marker is in Ocean City, Maryland, in Worcester County. Marker is on South Boardwalk 0.1 miles south of Somerset Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 410 South Boardwalk, Ocean City MD 21842, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pier Ballroom & Bandshell (within shouting distance of this marker); Ocean City (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Train Depot (about 700 feet away); The Henry Hotel (about 700 feet away); Boardwalk Construction 2000 (approx.
Three Ton Tire Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, August 10, 2019
2. Three Ton Tire Marker
0.2 miles away); Treasures From The Past (approx. 0.2 miles away); British Manufactured Cannon (approx. 0.2 miles away); "The White Marlin Capital of the World" (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ocean City.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 10, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 10, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 87 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 10, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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