Tanks stored in Portola Valley to be donated

An owner of a large tank collection has died - now what will happen to the tanks?

November 11, 2013 11:05:07 AM PST
What may be the country's best private display of military hardware is leaving the Bay Area.

In 2009, the Portola Valley compound where engineer and collector Jacques Littlefield kept hundreds of tanks and armored vehicles he collected from all over the world. Now, four years after his death, Littlefield's family has decided to donate the $30 million collection to a Massachusetts museum foundation that will put them on display.

The Collings Foundation will auction off more than half of the 240 vehicles to raise $10 million to build a new museum for the items.