Cullom, Illinois: Farm Town Jet Fighter

Vietnam-era jet fighter -- a A-7 Corsair II -- is an unexpected sight in the shadow of the grain elevators in the middle of a small Illinois farm town.
Address:
S. Maple St., Cullom, IL
Directions:
In the middle of town, at the corner of Hwy 116/E 1700 N Rd and S. Maple St.
Admission:
Free
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A-7 Corsair II Aircraft

In the very small town of Cullom (pop. 600) there's a historic aircraft on display. It's an A-7 Corsair II jet, which was active from 1967-1991. This particular aircraft was placed in Cullom on June 11, 2008. While a bit weatherbeaten, it is a nice memory of times past.

[John Holmes, 05/21/2017]

According to its accompanying "Freedom Isn't Free" sign, this jet is on loan from the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force and is maintained by the Cullom American Legion post.

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