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Cysco
04-24-2013, 06:29 PM
Our community is building a Veterans Memorial Park and this tank was delivered today from Alabama to be a permanent part. I was told the truck was Caterpillar powered and if so it had quite a load as it tipped the scales at 188,000 lbs +/- ! The trailer was really an amazing piece of equipment. The crane was rated at 150 tons. Thought I would share this with everyone.
Have a good evening.....Bill

Cysco
04-24-2013, 06:33 PM
...........more pictures

chriscokid
04-24-2013, 07:05 PM
That is cool!!!
Thanks for sharing

puffer@rpi.edu
04-24-2013, 07:25 PM
An M60A1 Main Battle Tank. A nice addition to your memorial. Looks like you need to straighten the right rear fender. Ray

ccjersey
04-24-2013, 08:19 PM
From Anniston Army Depot? I believe they refurbish/refit tanks there or at least they did a few years ago.

Neil
04-25-2013, 06:22 AM
When I was logging back in NZ, a fellow truckie ordered a new Mack Superliner and specified a 550hp Caterpillar 3408 instead of the usual Mack E9-500, with the Mack 18-sod behind. Really nice installation by MotorTruck in Palmerston North.
Cheers,
Neil

ruakina cat
04-25-2013, 05:30 PM
If that was in NZ the army would still be using that as a front line machine. The Air Force still fly airacoys around here, was that mack a off high way truck ? Cool pics of the transporter thanks.

Cysco
04-25-2013, 08:02 PM
From Anniston Army Depot? I believe they refurbish/refit tanks there or at least they did a few years ago.

ccjersey...you are right on...anniston is where it came from.

Cysco
04-25-2013, 08:08 PM
An M60A1 Main Battle Tank. A nice addition to your memorial. Looks like you need to straighten the right rear fender. Ray

Thanks Ray........we got a body shop quote on the fender and we'll drive it down next week to get it fixed.........the estimator said he would have to remove a section of back wall to get it inside...we told him not to worry as we could use the 105 to fix that.....*L*