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Whitney Point in Broome County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

M60 A3 Battle Tank

[War Memorial]

 
 
M60 A3 Battle Tank Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 18, 2017
1. M60 A3 Battle Tank Marker
Inscription.

Years in Production: 1960 - 1987
Manufacturer:
Detroit Arsenal Tank Plant, Chrysler
Weight: 46 Tons
Main Armament: 105mm (4.1in) M68 Gun
Engine: V-12 Twin Turbo Diesel
Top Speed: @30mph (road)

This display is in honor of all service
men and women that gave their lives
in the service to our great nation.

In Loving Memory of
Charles "Chuck" Franklin
(1943-2013)


 
Erected by George F. Riordan American Legion Post 974, the Broome County Fair, and Others.
 
Location. 42° 20.058′ N, 75° 58.295′ W. Marker is in Whitney Point, New York, in Broome County. Marker is on U.S. 11, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Broome County Fairgrounds, Whitney Point NY 13862, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gen. John Paterson (approx. half a mile away); Peck Library (approx. 8 miles away); Lock 107 (approx. 9.3 miles away); Chenango Canal (approx. 10 miles away); a different marker also named Chenango Canal
M60 A3 Battle Tank and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 18, 2017
2. M60 A3 Battle Tank and Marker
Looking NW
(approx. 10 miles away); Go-Won-Go Mohawk (approx. 10.1 miles away); Early Church In Greene (approx. 10.2 miles away); First Hotel (approx. 10.3 miles away).
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, ColdWar, Vietnam
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 20, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 75 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 20, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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