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Monday, June 4, 2012

Iron Mike and Old Bill

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This is the new entrance to Fort Benning, GA on Hwy 185, funded with BRAC funds; Iron Mike (Infantryman) and Old Bill (Cavalry Horse Soldier). Bill was a First Sergeant who died in the Spanish American War and he is the traditional mascot of the US Cavalry. There is no place to stop on the highway to get a shot, so you have to try and capture it as you drive by. This is actually a pretty dangerous intersection.
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You can see another view of Old Mike here.

3 comments:

Lowell said...

Very nice! I think I drove by that intersection. I hope you weren't driving when you took that shot! :-)

cieldequimper said...

Oh wow, that's the kind of architecture that reminds me of not so cool days in Germany or communist countries...

La Principessa Errante said...

All things considered, that is a great capture. What majestic statues!