From the Editor: M103 Heavy Tank in Dowagiac MI Picture Gallery

101_1240For those interested in the M103 heavy tank, here is a gallery of pictures we took two years ago of what appears to be an M109A2 on display in front of the National Guard Armory at 700 W Prairie Ronde St in Dowagiac MI.  As can be seen in the photos, this vehicle is in desperate need of a new paint job.  Also, the rear engine grills and engine deck are completely missing, having been replaced with some thin sheet metal!  Oddly enough, wikipedia lists 25 M109 tanks on display in the United States, although this particular vehicle in Dowagiac is not included in that list.  These were taken on a very sunny day with a relatively cheap digital camera so some shots are a bit washed out.

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