Tanks, Roll Out!

At the recent Flying Heritage Collection Skyfair 2014 at Paine Field in Everett, Washington they had a little diversion from the aviation displays. A part of their collection includes World War Two tanks and on this event they were driving around their American M4A1 Sherman and Soviet era KMDB (Main Design Bureau) T-34/85 medium tanks….

I was only 24 hours from Tulsa

One of those unusual things you see on the side of the road when driving around America is the Golden Driller of Tulsa, Oklahoma. At 23 metres / 76 foot it is one of the largest statues in America. It was built in 1953 for the International Petroleum Exposition and was used again in 1959….

The White Alligators of New Orleans

White Alligators! Yes, but they are not albino (no skin pigment – it appears white but is actually colourless). These are normal American Alligators with an anomaly known as leucism. It is a genetic abnormality that is related to albinism, but these Alligators have blue eyes (not pink – albinos have pink eyes because their…

2014 NASCAR Daytona 500

Originally posted on Deano In America:
I attended my first ever NASCAR race over the weekend. I picked a big one too. “America’s race” the 2014 Daytona 500 at the Daytona International Speedway in Florida. Daytona International Speedway – Daytona 500 “America is all about speed. Hot, nasty, badass speed.“ – Eleanor Roosevelt, 1936 The completely…

Ford Rouge Factory Classics

Originally posted on Deano In America:
When you do a tour of the famous Ford Rouge Factory in Dearborn, Michigan you enter a Legacy Gallery at the welcome centre that contains some of the classic Ford cars of years gone by. The cars are beautifully restored and were once all produced at the very factory they are now displayed within. Ford Classics @…