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Lafayette Asphalt Company, Elks, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, USA

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Location Category ID: 68850
Added to Database: 2 November 2010
Last Edited: 2 November 2010
Address: Alligator Rd, Lafayette, LA 70508
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Latitude, Longitude: 30.19089568 , -91.98965728
Location Accuracy: 7
Tanks Previously Here: 1: M41A1 Walker Bulldog Light Tank - Mississippi Armed Forces Museum, Camp Shelby, Forrest County, Mississippi, USA (Until 2008/9)
2: M42 Duster Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft Gun - Mississippi Armed Forces Museum, Camp Shelby, Forrest County, Mississippi, USA (Until 2008/9)
3: M47 Patton Tank - Mississippi Armed Forces Museum, Camp Shelby, Forrest County, Mississippi, USA (Until 2008/9)
4: M60 Tank - Mississippi Armed Forces Museum, Camp Shelby, Forrest County, Mississippi, USA (Until 2008/9)
5: M103A2 Heavy Tank - Mississippi Armed Forces Museum, Camp Shelby, Forrest County, Mississippi, USA (Until 2008/9)


When the Louisiana Museum of Military History closed down in about 2000 its collection of tanks moved to outdoor storage at the Lafayette Asphalt Company, which had previously provided workshop facilities to restore the museum vehicles. In about 2008/9 they were moved to the Mississippi Armed Forces Museum at Camp Shelby. (Source: Tanklord).

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August 2007

M75 APC stored at Lafayette Asphalt Co.
1: M75 APC stored at Lafayette Asphalt Co.

Taken: 12 August 2007
Contributor: Tanklord
Location Photo ID: 361
Added: 4 November 2010
Views: 119
Has Priority: 0
    

 

Helicopters at Lafayette Asphalt Co.
2: Helicopters at Lafayette Asphalt Co.

Taken: 12 August 2007
Contributor: Tanklord
Location Photo ID: 362
Added: 4 November 2010
Views: 66
Has Priority: 0