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Old 04-25-2008, 09:23 AM
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Originally Posted by joeblow2 View Post
I was especially interested as I had one of the rare Imai Elephant kits in my possession for 35 years.
Your a Lucky man, one just went on eBay for over $1900

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Old 01-08-2009, 04:44 PM
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Unloading the Elephant

Hi Thomas,
I'm new to this forum, but I wanted to thank you for your post about the Elephant. When I was at Aberdeen a few years ago, I was buying a model Elephant in the souvenir shop. The lady behind the counter asked me if I wanted to see a real one. I told her that I had already been out to the lot and did not see one. She informed me that one had been recently delivered by rail to a spot down the road that Anzio Annie is on. During the unloading, the chains had broken and they just left it where it was until they could figure a way to transport it to the reconditioning area. I took a drive down the road and sure enough there it was, all alone, sitting out there in a field. I wish I had taken a picture, but given the security restrictions, I thought better of it. Again, thanks for the post and the pictures.

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