The Sno-Train and the Overland Mark 2 tires garnered a great deal of attention. Why shouldn’t they? the Firestone 120x48x68 tires are 4 feet wide and 10 feet tall. They were inflated to 20psi at the factory, but more commonly at around 7 to 10psi depending on terrain conditions. In this image, you can just make out the walking beam connecting the two tires together on the Mark 2.
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
I was editing the TC-497 chapter early this morning and took a little detour in my video folder. Around three…Continue Reading