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Clay Center in Clay County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

M60 Tank

 
 
M60 Tank Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 16, 2015
1. M60 Tank Marker
Inscription.

Weight 52 tons
Crew 4 men
Engine VV12 diesel
750 horsepower
Fuel cap. 385 gals
Cruising range 310
Ave. speed 35 m.p.h.
1963 cost $235,000
Armament
105mm main gun
M85 50 cal.
M219 7.62 mach. gun

Donated by
Co. C 2nd Battalion
635th Armor, 69th Inf.
Ks. Ar. National Guard
4-25-91


 
Location. 39° 22.481′ N, 97° 7.466′ W. Marker is in Clay Center, Kansas, in Clay County. Marker is at the intersection of 6th Street (State Highway 15) and Grant Avenue, on the right when traveling north on 6th Street. Touch for map. Marker and tank are in Dexter Park. Marker is in this post office area: Clay Center KS 67432, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Clay Center Municipal Band Shell (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Memorial (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Clay County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Better Homes & Gardens' Highest Community Honor (approx. mile away); Swedesburg Swedish Evangelical First Lutheran Church Cemetery
M60 Tank and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 16, 2015
2. M60 Tank and Marker
(approx. 8.1 miles away); Founders of St. John's Parish in 1874 (approx. 11.1 miles away); St. John's Episcopal Church (approx. 11.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. M-60 Main Battle Tank. (Submitted on February 23, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. M-60 (Patton) Main Battle Tank. (Submitted on February 23, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. M60 Patton Main Battle Tank. (Submitted on February 23, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, ColdWar, Vietnam
 
M60 Tank image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 16, 2015
3. M60 Tank
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 23, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 213 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 23, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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