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M3A1 Light Tank Crewe, VA. Danville, VA Museum.
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 29, 2013 5:27 am
Post subject: M3A1 Light Tank Crewe, VA. Danville, VA Museum.

Hello all. I'm posting photos tomorrow on brick6757 flickr sight of both of the items in the heading. I spent the day in Danville, Va taking photos and trying out my Tokina lens. I also photographed the M3A1 light tank in Crewe, VA on the way home today. It's marked "Non Combat" on both sides and in front of a very small VFW in Crewe. It was 8 hours of driving back today, so obviously I'm tired, photos Sunday. Rick.


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I'm going to try posting a few on here. Rick


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 29, 2013 9:11 pm
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Here's 3 from VFW 7819, Crewe, VA. All of the "non combat" M3A1 light tank.


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 29, 2013 9:20 pm
Post subject: Re: M3A1 Light Tank Crewe, VA. Danville, VA Museum.

3 More photos from Danville, VA. I noticed at least 6 items for sale, but since not buying not sure of prices! M3 halftrack (in pieces) M75 APC, Truck, etc. If anyone interested, I suggest contacting Museum.


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 29, 2013 9:26 pm
Post subject: Re: M3A1 Light Tank Crewe, VA. Danville, VA Museum.

I only selected a few photos, more are going onto the Flickr site (see above) but not for a few days. Here's some more (no flash allowed!) all 3 from museum. Rick


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 29, 2013 9:52 pm
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Rickn

do you have some pics of the LVT at Danville please?

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 30, 2013 12:22 am
Post subject: Re: M3A1 Light Tank Crewe, VA. Danville, VA Museum.

Yes, I have the LVT photos for You P-O. Just PM me and I'll send full size. Rick

Any other requests?


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Nice shots, thanks. I'm in Danville a couple of times a year for the racetrack, but have only made it to the tank museum once. Sad
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Didn't know they had a racetrack (then I live down from Dover, DE been by the track, but don't watch races!) glad you liked photos. Here's a few more. Rick


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PostPosted: Mon Dec 30, 2013 10:30 pm
Post subject: Re: M3 Light Tank Crewe, VA. Danville, VA Museum.

The road course is a bit south of the town of Danville; Virginia International Raceway is the name. Lots of clubs (e.g., BMW, Audi, Porsche Clubs, and various driving clubs) use the track for high-performance driving schools. ALMS and Gand Am have raced there as well, and Car and Driver uses one of its configurations for its annual Lightning Lap. Unfortunately, the driving schools leave little time for checking out the museum during business hours. Sad

Here's yours truly from last month during an Audi Club event:
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 03, 2014 2:31 am
Post subject: Re: M3A1 Light Tank Crewe, VA. Danville, VA Museum.

Chris, That's ashamed that they don't give You time to hit the Museum! Nice car though! Rick

PS: P-O (and all) Check out brick6757 site to see LVT and other VA uploads. More coming later.
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