Austin, Texas: 1943 Anchor, School Spirit Artillery Gun

Random war surplus - large anchor from USS Randolph WWII aircraft carrier and an artillery gun painted with UT school colors.

University of Texas, Austin

San Jacinto Blvd., Austin, TX
Corner of 23rd and North San Jacinto Blvd on the East Mall of the University of Texas, Austin campus. It is one block from the Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium.
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1943 Anchor, School Spirit Artillery Gun

An anchor from the USS Randolph WWII aircraft carrier and a decorated artillery gun.

[Gina Godding, 01/09/2010]

Nice to see our weapons of war adorned with symbols of collegiate pride. And the anchor seems convenient for late night chaining and humiliation of fraternity pledges.

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