Your bike with a Tank (or other military vehicle / installations)

Discussion in 'Photos' started by calrider, Sep 5, 2010.

  1. HeliMark

    HeliMark Been here awhile Supporter

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  2. beemer_bunny

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    Sheridan tank.
    Fort Hunter Liggett, CA, USA.

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  3. beemer_bunny

    beemer_bunny Adventurer

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  5. beemer_bunny

    beemer_bunny Adventurer

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    WW2 bunker.
    View from the ground. And view from the roof. Managed to climb up on it.
    The anti-tank defense and fortified line, aka the Toblerone Line, is visible in the background.
    Gland, Vaud, Switzerland.

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  6. Three Crates

    Three Crates Been here awhile

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    casey sohc Been here awhile

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    image.jpeg Outside the base in Halifax, Nova Scotia , I parked next to a very annoyed Ktm owner.... Who actually moved his bike after I captured the photo.... Too funny.
  8. beemer_bunny

    beemer_bunny Adventurer

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    Silverton’s half-track, located at the San Juan County Historical Society Museum.
    All the specs I could find on it:
    Serial #230140
    Ord #841
    Cab forward only.
    M2, not an A1.
    715 bed.
    Silverton, CO, USA.

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  9. mikegc

    mikegc Long timer Super Supporter Supporter

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    I talked with the owner of that half-track a few years ago. I believe he was the mayor.

    Mike
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    MrsEZMoney Let's roll!

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  12. beemer_bunny

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    Experimental Breeder Reactor I (EBR-I) is a decommissioned research reactor and U.S. National Historic Landmark located in the desert about 18 miles (29 km) southeast of Arco, Idaho. It was the world's first breeder reactor. At 1:50 p.m. on December 20, 1951, it became one of the world's first electricity-generating nuclear power plants when it produced sufficient electricity to illuminate four 200-watt light bulbs. Electricity had earlier been generated by a nuclear reactor on September 3, 1948 at the X-10 Graphite Reactor in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. EBR-I subsequently generated sufficient electricity to power its building, and continued to be used for experimental purposes until it was decommissioned in 1964. The museum is open for visitors from late May until early September. Cool thing is that you get to go inside, press on all the buttons and turn all the dials ^^

    And its two heat transfer experimental reactors.

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  13. Hellracer.nl

    Hellracer.nl What the hack???

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    My F650 next to an old gun in Perkpolder, Zeeland, the Netherlands.

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  15. Mambo Dave

    Mambo Dave I cannot abide.

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    If what I'm reading is correct, there are now more tanks above sea level to take pictures next to, albeit in Murmansk:

    Jul 23, 2014 - An exceptionally unspoiled M4 Sherman tank, the battle tank the Allies primarily used during the Second World War, was salvaged from an area in the Arctic Ocean’s Barents Sea near the Russian city of Murmansk Wednesday, July 23.

    The well-preserved relic of the M4 Sherman tank was extracted from another wreckage – a US cargo ship sunk during the dying days of the Second World War by a German submarine.

    The US-made M4 Sherman tank was aboard the SS Thomas Donaldson. The latter was then part of the Arctic convoy JW-65. However, the said ship was torpedoed near the shores of the small Russian island of Kildin by U-boat U968 on the 20th of March, 1945. -- https://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/double-decker-bus-used-wwi-transport.html

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  16. drbuzzard

    drbuzzard Been here awhile

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  17. togoornottogo

    togoornottogo I've been to Hell...and it ain't that bad

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    A Churchill Tank on Sword Beach in Normandy. Used in the D Day Invasion 6th June 1944 IMG_20190529_113229.jpg
  18. theMISSIONARY

    theMISSIONARY hunting and riding!!

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    thats a Cromwell tank
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  19. togoornottogo

    togoornottogo I've been to Hell...and it ain't that bad

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    My mistake.... Thanks
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  20. Big_Beats

    Big_Beats Kawasaki W650

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    Azimuth markings on the turret to enable this Cromwell to be used as fire support from ship's deck. Just one of the fantastic modifications thought up for tank use on and around D-Day.
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