Thompsons At Mitchell Field, Wwii Era.
Posted 26 January 2005 - 06:21 PM
Posted 26 January 2005 - 08:07 PM
Posted 26 January 2005 - 08:20 PM
check the sights in the second. some ladders and some simple peeps.
and what type of cover does the "middle" guy have?
Edited by brian, 26 January 2005 - 08:22 PM.
Posted 26 January 2005 - 08:44 PM
Although there is still a county shooting range (indoor; allows rifle up to .50 BMG) and a small aviation museum there.
Posted 27 January 2005 - 09:50 AM
Looks to me like a khaki pisscutter. The dude must have misplaced his wool one or didn't read the uniform of the day posting.
Posted 27 January 2005 - 10:49 AM
|To think that most of Mitchell Field has become a shopping mall!!! It's on Long Island, about 10 miles east of New York City.|
Hey, that's my neck of the woods. are you from NY also?
Mitchell Field is also where Mr. Lindburgh took off for the first trans-Atlantic flight.
I believe there is a Krispy Kreem shop at that spot now
Posted 27 January 2005 - 01:48 PM
I live upper west side Manhattan and Florida these days.
Posted 27 January 2005 - 02:12 PM
How do you like that. I grew up in Suffolk county,
live in Patchogue, work in Manhattan now, downtown. Upper west side, you must have been
past a place I do some work for, Maxilla and Mandible, all kinds of bones and stuff, Columbus and
Just to keep to the Thompson topics, where do you keep yours? Florida I presume?
Is it possible to own a semi in the 5 borroughs?
Posted 27 January 2005 - 02:46 PM
I work downtown too, on Broad Street, about a block from the former HQ of the Auto Ordnance Company (the building is long gone). My Thompsons live in Florida - not surprising that no semi (or full) Thompsons are allowed in the city. The irony that Tommy Guns came from a company in downtown Manhattan is not lost on me.
There's a Colt 21 and a Savage 28 on display at the NYPD museum on Old Slip, you should makes sure to check those out some time. I believe the Colt 21 is the one used [EDITED HERE TO CORRECT] to murder Frankie Yale.
Posted 27 January 2005 - 06:08 PM
I did not know that. Will check them out as soon as the weather get's above 10 degrees
Here's a shot of the Colt 21 at the Museum's website. Looks like a C drum on it.
Shame that the old biulding does not exist anymore. I work on Broadway a block north of Canal. Allways thought I would take a walk down a have a look at the original offices of Auto-Ord. Too bad
I 've allways though of running over and scouting the area by the Brooklyn Navy Yard where
Fisher Spring Company was housed. See if it is still there, and find out if any of the locals
worked for them so I could ask what they did with all of the L drums that where rejected
by the US Gov. wishful thinking
Small world, talk soon, Zamm
Posted 27 January 2005 - 06:42 PM
Furthermore, it looks like no effort is being made to preserve them.
There is also a MP5, S&W 76 and AC556 on display.
Posted 27 January 2005 - 08:10 PM
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