The Overland Trains have inspired others to make one of a kind toys and now video games. Seen below is a screenshot from the video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BncCaFPxTz4. It shows the TC-497 Overland Mk II as a car juggernaut. The front attachment appears to be some sort of spiked roller. It somewhat reminds me of the LeTournea Tree Crusher.
In March 1962, the TC-497 left LeTourneau's Longview, TX factory for the Army's Yuma Proving Ground (YPG). The Army had…Continue Reading
I have been communicating with the private seller of a new TC-497 8mm film. Even after the sale was complete,…Continue Reading
I acquired an 8mm film of the TC-497 in the Army's Proving Ground, Yuma, AZ. The process is extremely slow…Continue Reading
Project Mobility occurred from June 5-10, 1961 at Fort Eustis, Virginia. During the 6 day exercise, The United States Army…Continue Reading