Chester, West Virginia: Mini-B-52 on a Pole

The VFW's one-eighth scale replica of a B-52 nuclear bomber is still an impressively large plane.

Address:
417 W. Carolina Ave., Chester, WV
Directions:
US Hwy 30 exit for Chester. Drive west into town on Carolina Ave. The plane will be on the right, just past the McDonald's and the VFW.
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B-52 model.

Plane on a Post

Outside the local VFW in Chester West Virginia, there is a miniature airplane on a post angled toward the sky. Below the plane is a memorial wall with patriotic pictures. Behind it is a waterfall and fountain area that cascades down to a stream. It probably looks impressive when it's in operation. The plane can't be missed.

[Andrew McLaughlin, 05/07/2018]

The plane is a one-eighth scale replica of a B-52 nuclear bomber.


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