BNSF Hauls Freedom On The Rails
BNSF military train passes through Plantersville, Texas
Seen here are M1 Abram Tanks along with assorted support vehicles being hauled on flatcars. The equipment most likely belonged to the United States Army 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, from Fort Bliss, TX.
The M1 Abrams tank weighs 60 tons and cost an average of $6.21 million dollars each to produce. Known as the “Cadillac” of tanks, the M1 Abrams travel distances of up to 265 miles!
At a maximum speed of 42 MPH with a 120mm cannon and other heavy machine guns, the M1 Abrams tank is a beast!
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