M60A1 Main Battle Tank
Heartland Museum of Military Vehicles
The tank is equipped with a mounted bulldozer M9 used to clear mines and other combat related earth moving. The main gun is in the rear “stowed” position.
Supported by a torsion bar suspension, the tank is powered by a 12 cylinder, air-cooled, Diesel engine, built by Continental, generating 750 hp at 2,400 rpm. Recommended speed is 30 mph with an average fuel consumption of 1.3 gallons per mile.
Erected by Heartland Museum of Military Vehicles.
Location. 40° 44.545′ N, 99° 44.25′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Nebraska, in Dawson County. Marker is on Heartland Road. Touch for map. The museum is off I-80, exit 237. Marker is at or near this postal address: 606 Heartland Road, Lexington NE 68850, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. M2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle (within shouting distance of this marker); Plum Creek Railroad Attack (approx. 5 miles away);
Categories. • War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm •
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