Tim McVeigh rented a storage unit in the name of Shawn Rivers in Herington, KS. (Indictment returned against Tim McVeigh and Terry Nichols on August 10, 1995, Hankins memo dated 5.10.95 and updated 6.20.95 and Anderson chronology dated 12.15.95 citing source of Tim McVeigh and adding information: address on rental registration was Rt. 3, Box 83, Marion KS)
Tim rented a storage shed in Herington, Kansas, in the name of Shawn Rivers. Also during this period, Terry rented a storage shed at Council Grove for his household belongings. They were staying at the Sunset Motel in Junction City or sleeping in the back of his truck at Geary State Lake. The remainder of the fertilizer was put into storage in Herington. (Tim thought the date he rented the storage shed was 9.25.94)
Shawn Rivers rented a storage unit from Helen Mitchell at Clark Lumber,
Herington, KS. He paid four months advance rent and then paid again in October
for another four months. (Helen Mitchell interview; her recollection of the
date was September 1994.)
Tim purchased 10 bags of fertilizer from the Mid-Kansas Coop in McPherson, KS
(Anderson chronology dated 12.15.95)
McVeigh and Nichols purchased forty fifty-pound bags of ammonium nitrate in McPherson, Kansas under the name "Mike Havens". (Indictment- August 10, 1995)
Forty fifty-pound bags of fertilizer purchased from Mid-Kansas Coop in
McPherson, KS, receipt showed name of Mike Havens as the purchaser. Fingerprint
on receipt belonged to McVeigh. (Anderson Chronology dated 12.15.95 and New
York Times dated August 13, 1995.)
Terry bought forty bags, 2,000 lbs. of fertilizer, from McPherson, Kansas
before they left. Terry bought 40 more bags from McPherson, Kansas. Prior to
leaving Marion, Tim bought eight bags in Manhattan, one bag in Burns and six
bags in a town below McPherson.
McVeigh made telephone calls in an attempt to obtain detonation cord and racing
fuel. (Indictment -August 10, 1995.)
Nichols sold gold for $3,0 This money was used by McVeigh to purchase three
drums of nitromethane at $950 each from V.P. Racing which was located south of
Dallas. (Anderson chronology dated 12.15.95 and Hankins memo dated 5.10.95)
McVeigh called a Vietnam vet in New Jersey to get blasting caps and det cord.
However, the det cord was not used in constructing the bomb. (Hankins memo
dated 5/10/95) On December 31, 1995 Tim said he never go any.
Shawn Rivers renewed the September 1994 lease on the Herington storage unit for
another four months, for a total of eight months. (Helen Mitchell
McVeigh and Nichols planned a robbery of a firearms dealer in Arkansas as a
means to obtain moneys to help finance their planned act of violence.
(Indictment- August 10, 1995.)
McVeigh and Nichols stole explosives from a storage locker in Marion, KS.
(Indictment- August 10, 1995.)
Tim and Terry camped at Geary Lake Park for approximately two weeks. Tim's car
was in Arizona. (Anderson chronology dated 12.15.95)
Marion quarry just outside of Marion, Kansas, was burglarized and 299 (1-1/2 by
6 inch) sticks of dynamite, 544 electric blasting caps and 93 non-electric
blasting caps (plus or minus) were stolen from the Martin Mariette Quarry.
See interview of Marion County Sheriff Edward Davies conducted by Marty
& Wilma 6-27-95.
McVeigh and Nichols stole approximately 350 pounds of blasting caps from Martin
Marietta Quarry in Marion, KS. They moved the explosives in separate cars to
Kingman, AZ. Tim was nearly rear-ended during this trip. The blasting caps and
gelatin were stored first in Flagstaff, Arizona, for approximately two weeks
because there was no available storage in Kingman. The material was later moved
to Kingman when storage was available. (Hankins memo dated 5.10.95)
Tim and Terry broke into the Marion quarry in Marion, Kansas
(Domgard/polygrapher memo 8-31) and stole 350 pounds of gel, 600 blasting
caps and Primadet cord.  They filled both of their vehicles with the
explosives in case one of them got pulled over they would still have enough
explosives left. They drove the explosives to Kingman, Arizona. This was the
trip where Tim was almost rear-ended in Amarillo with the explosives in his
trunk. Mike was delegated to rent the storage shed in Kingman, Arizona, which
he did not. So Tim and Terry drove to Flagstaff. They left the explosives there
for three weeks and then moved them to Kingman to a storage in Tim's name.
During this three weeks, he and Terry lived in Terry's truck in the
McVeigh and Nichols transported the stolen explosives to Kingman, AZ.
(Indictment - August 10, 1995)
McVeigh rented a storage unit in Kingman, AZ for the stolen explosives.
(Indictment - August 10, 1995)
Tim was in Las Vegas visiting his father. (Burr 9.8.95 memo).
Nichols registered at the Starlite Motel in Salina, KS under the name "Terry
Havens". This stop was made on the way home from a Grand Junction, Colorado gun
show. (Indictment- August 10, 1995, New York Times, dated August 13, 1995, FBI
motel registration records and Anderson chronology dated 12.15.95 citing source
as Tim McVeigh.)
Nichols had a storage facility in Council Grove, Kansas (purportedly the Ted
Parker facility). (Nichols FBI 302 dated April 21-22, 1995).
Nichols rented a storage unit in Council Grove, KS in the name of "Joe Kyle".
(Indictment- August 10, 1995 and Anderson chronology dated 12.15.95 which added
that the FBI obtained from Nichols' home a document with the location of the
storage unit and the name of Joe Kyle.)
McVeigh and Nichols purchased forty fifty-pound bags of ammonium nitrate in
McPherson, KS under the name "Mike Havens". (Indictment - August 10, 1995 and
Anderson chronology which added: Purchased from Mid Kansas Coop. Special Agent
Myers testified that purchaser drove a dark pickup truck with a camper
Joe Kyle rented a room at the Amish Inn in Pauls Valley, OK. (FBI motel records). (Tim and Terry stayed in this motel on the way to Dallas to get the nitromethane from the racetrack. Terry paid with cash.)
The address listed on the receipt was Rt. 2, Box 28, Hillsboro, KS. This was
the same information which was located on a receipt by Terry Havens at Starlite
Motel. (Anderson chronology dated 12.15.95)
Tim and Terry drove through Oklahoma City headed to buy nitromethane at a race track in Dallas. They drove by the Murrah Building, got out, walked around and timed the walking distance from the building to where Tim would be when the bomb went off.
McVeigh had called model shops in search of nitromethane fuel, commonly used in auto racing. He found a source on the Funny Car Racing Circuit by hanging around pit areas. He was offered 55-gallon drums of nitromethane for $1,000 a drum from a source in Manhattan, KS. The main office of V.P. Racing was in Manhattan, KS. McVeigh and Nichols bought the nitromethane from a V.P. Racing delivery truck located in Dallas, TX. (Anderson chronology dated 12.15.95 and Hankins memo dated 5.10.95 and updated 6.20.95. These memos had the date of this transaction as 08.94)
It took them awhile to find the race track. They finally found it in Winston Coveston (?). Tim let Terry out of the truck before they got to the track. Tim bought three drums of nitromethane from a man for $900  a drum, and paid cash.  The man did not ask for a name. They returned to Kansas and unloaded all the fuel into the storage shed in Herington. Tim and Terry were camping out at the lake relaxing and Tim called Mike. Mike told him that his grandfather had died.
Tim was in Utah when his grandfather died. (Burr 9.8.95 memo, Tim said this date was 10-16-94). (On December 31, 1995 Tim said this is what he told his dad, but really he was in Kansas.) [handwritten] (large asterisk)
Also during this trip to Dallas to buy the nitrometh Tim convinced Terry to sell his gold to buy the nitro, so they traveled to Wichita and sold ten more pieces. On the way back from Wichita they stopped in Florence and bought plastic barrels. They bought six black plastic barrels with full take-off lids on the top, six white plastic ones with the little lids you take off on the top, and one blue one. The white ones were free at the Hillsboro Milk Co-op and the black ones cost $12. each. The blue one came from a plastics manufacturing company next to the Council Grove store.
They went back to Kingman. Tim stayed with Mike for four days and Terry saw
Tim and Fortier tested a small explosives mixture. They walked for 2 miles and used jet fuel and a little bit of fertilizer in a one gallon gatarade container. He wanted to make sure that the cap would set it off. (Hankins memo dated 5.10.95).
Tim exploded a Gatorade bottle (I believe in Arizona with Fortier) with a
mixture of nitro and ammonium nitrate with a cap. (Domgard/polygrapher 8-31
memo, Tim said the date was 9.19.94).
Tim was in Junction City, Kansas, when he called his father concerning his
grandfather's death. (Burr 9.8.95 memo).
Joe Havens rented a room at the Buckaroo Motel in Tucumcari, NM. (FBI motel
Tim McVeigh rented a room at the Motel 76 in Albuquerque, NM. (FBI motel
registrations) (Tim said this was just for one night only. It was a Sunday
night, probably the 30th of October.  Tim was headed back to New York when
he stayed here.)
Tim and Terry were to meet on Saturday, October 29, 1994  at Mike's
house and drive up to Geary State Park in Kansas. Tim waited until after the
Bills game on TV on Sunday and then he left. Tim spent the night in Kingman,
Kansas (southwest of Wichita) and when he arrived at the lake, Terry was
already there. They drove to Font Riley, Kansas and went through the last
Nichols advised that was the previous meeting between him and McVeigh before
Easter 1995. (Nichols FBI 302 dated April 21-22, 1995).
Tim went to New York and gathered up his grandfather's guns. (and Burr
memo dated 9.8.95)
Tim left Kingman and arrived in New York on Sunday.  On the way to New
York Tim saw a Soviet Missile carrier near Albuquerque. He jumped the median in
his car, traveled alongside the missile carrier and took photographs of it. He
also took down the license plate and other information from the truck. When Tim
got to New York, he cleaned out his grandfather's house and also some of his
guns. Tim went to a gun show in Akron, OH, but did not sell anything. (Hankins
memo dated 5.10.95)
Timothy J. McVeigh rented a motel room at the Knights Inn in Kent, OH. (FBI motel registrations).
Tim went to Akron, Ohio, for a gun show. (Burr 9.8.95 memo gives the dates of
Tim went to a gun show in Akron, Ohio. While he was gone, Terry called for
him in New York.
McVeigh and Nichols caused firearms, ammunition, coins, United States currency,
precious metals and other property to be stolen from a firearms dealer in
Arkansas. (Indictment - August 10, 1995.)
Bob Miller robbery (Wyatt 7-6 Memo). When Terry finished the robbery, he
drove straight back to Kansas and rented the third storage in Council Grove on
Joe Kyle rented a room at the Sunset Motel in Junction City, KS, address of
1400 Decker, Lum, Michigan, 48447. (FBI motel registrations).
Tim returned to New York from Akron, Ohio. Tim returned Terry's call and
told him to never call at Tim's father's house again. Tim said Terry was so
elated he wanted to call. Tim stayed in New York for one month.
Nichols rented a storage unit in Council Grove, KS in the name of Ted Parker
and used the unit to conceal property stolen in the Arkansas robbery.
(Indictment - August 10, 1995 and Anderson chronology dated 12.15.95 added:
documentation found at Nichols' home gave location of unit and name of Ted
Parker; and New York Times article dated August 13, 1995 added: Nichols rented
storage unit in Council Grove with the name Ted Parker and used it to store the
property stolen in the Arkansas robbery.)
Unit No. 37 at Council Grove, KS was rented to Ted Parker for three months.
(See Boot U-Store).
Ted Parker rented a motel room at the Travelers Motel in Manhattan, KS. Vehicle
registered was a pickup with Michigan plates, VX 1640. (FBI motel
registrations) (Terry's vehicle).
Tim received a letter from Terry containing $2,000 cash in one hundred
Terry Nichols went to the Philippines to see Marife and Nicole. (Nichols FBI
302 dated April 21-22, 1995).
Nichols rented a storage unit in Las Vegas, Nevada and stored, among other
items, a ski mask. (Indictment dated August 10, 1995).
Nichols had a storage facility in Las Vegas. (Nichols FBI 302 dated April
21-22, 1995 gives dates of 11.94 through 01.95).
Tim's grandfather's estate sale occurred and Tim worked every day at his
grandfather's house. (Burr 9.8.95 memo).
Nichols prepared a letter to McVeigh to be delivered only in the event of
Nichols' death, in which he advised McVeigh, among other matters, that the
storage unit in Council Grove, KS had been rented in the name of Parker and
instructed McVeigh to clear out the contents or extend the lease by 2-1-95.
Nichols further instructed McVeigh to "liquidate" another storage unit in the
same building. (Indictment - August 10, 1995 and New York Times dated August
Tim and Kevin Nicholas stayed in a Motel 6 in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Registered in Tim's name. (Nigh's 10-19 memo and Wyatt's 7-6-95 memo).
A small group of men, including Mike Fortier and someone who looked like John
Doe No. 2 and a Mr. McPhee (a/k/a Preacher), went to C.B. World in Kingman,
Arizona (Don Lindsay), to purchase welding or cutting supplies, but Lindsay
recommended liquid oxygen for the job. The liquid oxygen was obtained from
AWECO on Northern Street in Kingman, Arizona. (Reyna 10-9-95 memo).
Tim corresponded with Jennifer telling her something big was going to happen in
the month of the Bull (between March and April). (Domgard/polygrapher 8-31
Tim went to Decker, Michigan to Terry's farm and met Kevin Nicholas and lived
with him for the month of December 1994. (BW memo dated 6-8-95 and updated
Tim went to a gun show in Michigan. Tim used the name "Tim Tuttle" for that
Michigan gun show. (Burr 9.8.95 memo).
Tim was involved in a Buffalo gun show and then planned to move back to
Arizona. (Burr 9.8.95 memo).
Tim advised his father he was going to Michigan and then to Utah. (Burr 9.8.95
Tim McVeigh rented a room at the Buckaroo Motel in Tucumari, NM. (FBI motel
registrations and Nigh's memo dated 10-19-95 added that Tim stayed with Terry
Tim stayed with Terry at the Buckaroo Inn in Tucumcari, New Mexico. Registered
in Tim's name. (Nigh's 10-19 memo).
Tim stayed at a motel in Arkansas with Terry. Registered in Tim's name. (Nigh's
10-19 memo). (Need to check this)
Tim wrote a letter to Andrea Augustine. Letter was postmarked from Wichita, KS.
(Anderson chronology dated 12.15.95 citing Discovery #2.)
Tim McVeigh rented a room at the Mohave Inn, Kingman, AZ. (FBI motel
Michael Fortier rented a room at the Motel 6 in Amarillo, TX. Car listed on
registration had Arizona plates, IBM 469. Receipt listed two adults. (FBI motel
registrations). (Tim said this is a mistake.)
Tim and Mike Fortier stayed in a Motel 6 in Amarillo, Texas. (Nigh's 10-19
Tim left New York and went to Michigan and stayed with Kevin. While at
Kevin's house, Tim received another letter from Terry  which contained a
key and the combination to the storage.
While en route to Kansas to take possession of firearms stolen in the Arkansas
robbery, McVeigh drove with Michael Fortier to the Alfred P. Murrah Federal
Building and identified the building as the target. (Indictment- August 10,
Tim McVeigh rented a room at the Sunset Motel in Junction City, KS. (FBI motel
registrations). (Tim said this is a mistake).
Tim McVeigh rented a room at the U.S. Grant Motel in Mattoon, IL. (FBI motel
Tim said Fortier was only in Oklahoma City one time and it was when they passed
through Oklahoma City on a trip from Michigan to Arizona. Mike Fortier rented a
car in Manhattan, KS using his own credit card. He and Fortier drove to the
parking ramp on the "south side" of the Murrah building. They could not drive
into the parking garage because their clearance was not high enough. 
(Wyatt memo dated 6-8-95 and updated 7-6-95, and Anderson chronology dated
12.15.95 which added that they were headed to Kansas to pick up guns from the
Roger Moore robbery to be given to Mike to sell.)
Tim spent the night in Tucumcari and then drove to the Mohave Inn in Kingman. Mike and Lori came over and Lori wrapped the blasting caps in Christmas paper. It was approximately December 18th. Tim showed the guns to Mike. The next day Tim and Mike headed to the storage shed in Council Grove, Kansas.
On the way to Kansas, they drove by the Murrah Building. By this time the site had been selected. Terry had nixed the Kansas City site and Tim had nixed the Little Rock building. Tim and Terry tried to check out a federal building in Dallas but there was no one building in the phone book.
They drove around the Murrah Building twice. Mike noticed that the structural integrity of the elevator shaft would keep the building from collapsing. They drove through the alley between the Journal Record Building and the parking lot in front of the Murrah Building. They stopped in the parking lot, stared at the building and talked about it for a few minutes. Mike got nervous and said, "let's leave" and they left.
Once at the storage shed in Council Grove, Tim showed Mike the "stash" and
Tim gave Mike a key and the combination in case Mike had to take over. They
went to the Manhattan airport and rented a gray full size Caprice. They drove
back to Council Grove, ate at Pizza Hut, and then loaded the rental car with
about 30 guns. Tim told Mike he could keep 50% of the profit. Mike went back to
Kingman and Tim went to Kevin's house in Michigan with three of the stolen
guns, the blasting caps and a bunch of ammo that Terry had gotten from
As Tim was headed to Kevin's house he gets rear-ended in his gray Spectrum
Turbo with the blasting caps in the trunk. Mike  came and picked him
Tim used methamphetamine a second time. (Nigh's 7-24 memo).
Tim used acid one time with Mike and Lori Fortier. [J.H.] sold them this stuff. This was the only time [J.] sold Tim anything. (Nigh's 7-24 memo). On December 31, 1995 Tim said actually [J.] sold it to Mike with Tim present.
Tim used LSD for the first time. (Wyatt chronology updated 11.20.95, Tim said
this date was February, 1995) (On December 31, 1995, Tim said he never used
LSD, it was acid he used.)
Tim spent Christmas with Kevin Nicholas and Sheila McCloskey at 2862 Washburn
Rd, Vassar, Michigan. (Hankins memo dated 5.10.95 and Anderson chronology dated
Tim met Dave Paulson at a gun show in Kalamazoo. Paulson wanted blasting
caps so Tim drove to the Council Grove storage in Kansas because he knew they
had 400 of them stored. Tim was surprised at the number of guns Terry had
stolen. Also in the storage were four, white 55-gallon drums with no lids.
These were not used in the bomb. They were the ones found by the government at
Terry's house. Tim loaded up three guns, called Mike Fortier and said he needed
to borrow Mike's wife.
Bill received a letter from Tim telling Tim stating that he did not know if he
would be able to meet his father in Nevada at that time. (Burr 9.8.95 memo).
Pat Livingston at Pat's Pawn & Gun, Ogden, Kansas sold McVeigh and Nichols
Gloc and 9 mm weapons. (Pat Livingston interview) (not McVeigh).
Tim was to enter a survival class. (Burr 9.8.95 memo).
Tim received a letter from Steve Colborn wanting to meet Tim in the desert in
Arizona.  Tim visited the area prior to the scheduled meeting. Colborn's
letter had made Tim uneasy. He felt it was a set up. Tim left a note for
Colborn in the desert that he would not be able to meet him. (Wyatt memo
dated 6-8-95 and up-dated 7-6-85.)
Tim and Kevin went to a gun show in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Before they
left, Tim bought the station wagon from James.
Tim called Bill McVeigh from Michigan saying he had smashed up his 1988
Spectrum automobile. (Burr 9.8.95 memo).
Tim advised his father he was on his way to Utah. (Burr 9.8.95 memo).
Tim wrote Bob Miller regarding his theory of the robbery. The letter was
postmarked Buffalo, New York. Tim said he was in Michigan at that time, but
mailed the letter to Jennifer to mail so it would have a New York postmark.
(Anderson chronology dated 12.15.95)
Terry returned from the Philippines. (Anderson chronology dated 12.15.95)
Following Nichols' return from the Philippines, firearms stolen in the Arkansas
robbery were sold and McVeigh, Nichols and Michael Fortier obtained currency
from those sales. (Indictment - August 10, 1995.)
Tim called Bill in Florida and advised him that he went to Arizona instead of
Utah. (Burr 9.8.95 memo).
Tim advised his father that he had to be in Utah that day. Apparently the FBI
confirmed this information. (Burr 9.8.95 memo).
Georgia Rucker's first contact with Terry Nichols re: purchase of a house in
Herington, Kansas. (Georgia Rucker interview).
Tim McVeigh rented a room at the Sunset Motel in Junction City, KS (FBI motel
Tim and Terry met at Geary Lake and rented a room at the Sunset Motel for a
few days to talk. (and Hankins memo dated 5.10.95 which added: He checked
into the motel with the name John Kyle; and Anderson chronology dated 12.15.95
which added: Tim checked into the Sunset Motel in his real name. Terry wanted
to stay later so Terry changed the registration name to John Kyle.)
Tim and Terry went to a gun show in Topeka, KS on Friday night, January 28,
Terry worked the gun show in Topeka while Tim stayed in the motel.
Tim drove to Kingman, AZ.
Tim Johnson rented a room at the Uptown Motel in Kingman, AZ, address of P.O.
Box 4221, Fort Lewis, Washington, and car as Pontiac with Michigan tag GRY 034
 (FBI motel registrations).
Tim rented a room at the Bell Art Hotel for two weeks.
Tim McVeigh rented room at the Belle Art Motel, Kingman, AZ with car registered
as Michigan tag GRY 034. (FBI motel registrations).
The explosive material was moved from Kingman, Arizona to storage in Council
Grove, KS and then to Herington, KS. (Hankins memo 5.10.95)
Terry Nichols executed the contract on his house in Herington, Kansas
(see Georgia Rucker interview).
Nichols lived in the Sunset Motel in Junction City for approximately three
weeks while looking for a home to purchase. (Nichols FBI 302 dated April 21-22,
1995 gave the dates of February or March 1995).
Terry Nichols rents room at the Sunset Motel in Junction City, KS. (FBI motel
Tim camped out in the desert in his station wagon for one week.
Nichols using currency, paid for the continued use of storage unit #40. at
Council Grove, KS in the name of "Joe Kyle". (Indictment - August 10, 1995)
The Council Grove storage unit in the name of Joe Kyle was paid for an
additional three months. (See Boots U-Store)
Tim wrote a letter to Gwen, Kevin Nicholas' wife, in Michigan. Postmarked in
Phoenix, Arizona. (Anderson chronology dated 12.15.95)
Terry Nichols rented a room at the Sunset Motel, Junction City, KS. (FBI motel
Tim McVeigh rented room at the Hilltop Motel, Kingman, AZ. Vehicle listed was a
1983 Pontiac with AZ plates LHT 462. (FBI motel registrations)
Tim stayed at the Hilltop Motel during the last week of March, then he moved in
with Fortier. (Hankins memo dated 5.10.95 gave the date of the last week of
Tim moved in with Mike Fortier for one month. Mike, Tim and Lori drove into
the Hualapai Mountains to discuss Mike's gun selling techniques.
Tim and Mike drove to Reno, NV for a gun show. They sold 9 guns. Mike made
$2,500 and Tim mailed $1,000 to Terry.
Tim and Mike Fortier stayed in the Motel 6 in Reno, Nevada. Registered in Tim's
name. (Nigh's 10-19 memo)
Joe Rivers rented two rooms at the Broadway Motel in Des Moines, Iowa. Vehicle
registered had Michigan plates VW 1640. (FBI motel registrations) [handwritten] ?
Terry Nichols rented room at the Sunset Motel, Junction City, KS. Vehicle had
Michigan tag VW 1640. (FBI motel registrations).
Approximately this date, Nichols sent McVeigh a letter in Kingman, Arizona,
which Nichols described as his most recent contact with McVeigh (as of
4.21.95). (Nichols FBI 302 dated April 21-22, 1995).
Joe River rented a room at the Oak Park Motel in Lincoln, NE. Vehicle
registered had Michigan plates VW 1640. (FBI motel registrations).
Dixie Palm Motel (According to Tim on December 31, 1995 the FBI has motel records from this motel on this date. This is the date of the gun show.)
Tim set Mike up with another gun show in St. George, Utah on March 1, 1995.
However, Mike only sold 3 guns. Tim sent Terry another $1,000 from the sale of
The last time Tim used crystal meth.
Tim used crank (methamphetamine) with Fortier. (Wyatt chronology updated
11.20.95, Tim said this date was February, 1995.) (On December 31, 1995 Tim
said he used this crystal meth with Mike and Lori, and they all got close.)
Terry Nichols rented room at the Sunset Motel in Junction City, KS. Vehicle tag
Michigan XW 1640. (FBI motel registrations).
Enid Crabb and/or David Fox (Council Grove Propane) saw Nichols' pickup at Unit
No. 40 at Boots U-Store. (See Crabb/Fox interview).
Terry Nichols had thoughts of backing out of the bomb plan.
(Domgard/polygrapher 8-31 memo).
Terry Nichols took possession of the house in Herington, Kansas (see
Georgia Rucker interview).
Nichols purchased a home in Herington, Kansas. (Nichols FBI 302 dated April
21-22, 1995 gave the dates of February or March of 1995).
Tim asked James Rosencranz if Rosencranz would transport Tim from Point A to
Point B if he, McVeigh, could make it to Rosencranz's house. He then told
Rosencranz he would want him to get rid of Tim's car (which the memo refers to
the Mercury Marquis, although in March 1995 Tim would have had the Pontiac
station wagon). (Domgard/polygrapher 8-31 memo).
Tim borrowed Mike and Lori's typewriter to make the fake IDs. (On
December 31, 1995 Tim said Mike ordered the forms from the back of the Soldier
of Fortune, and Tim typed it out.)
McVeigh obtained a driver's license in the name of "Robert Kling" bearing a
date of birth of April 19, 1972. (Indictment - August 10, 1995 and New York
Times dated August 13, 1995.) (Tim said he made this ID, he did not "obtain"
Mrs. Nichols returned from the Philippines with $4,000 cash and ten gold coins
owned by the couple. (Anderson chronology dated 12.15.95)
Tim wrote to Jenny and told her to not contact him after April 1, 1995
(Anderson chronology dated 12.15.95 citing Discovery #132.)
Tim McVeigh rents a room at the Sunset Motel in Junction City, KS. (FBI motel
registrations; however, the log sent to us by the FBI actually states the dates
of 3.29.95 -3.30.93.)
Tim McVeigh rented a room at the Imperial Motel in Kingman, AZ. (FBI motel
Nichols is adamant that he does not want to be involved on the day of the
bombing. (Domgard/polygrapher 8-31 memo).
Michael Fortier participated in a gun show in Tucson where they sold some of the stolen weapons from Arkansas. (Reyna 7-31-95 memo).
Mike conducted a gun show in Tucson. Lori went with him. They sold
everything they had except three guns, the .22 Hornet and the mini 14, and a
The government issued a Rule 17(c) subpoena for subscriber information for
telephone number (708) 295-1050 on this date. Tim said he did not know the
meaning of this. He speculated that it may have been to Dave Paulson in
Chicago. (Hankins memo dated 1.10.96).
Tim checked into the Imperial Motel. (Hankins memo dated 5.10.95)
Tim spoke with his father from somewhere (unknown) and advised that he and Mike
Fortier had had a falling out and Bill should not use that address or telephone
any longer. (Burr 9.8.95 memo).
Nichols received a UPS delivery from Quartan in San Antonio for $800 in laser
[rifle/gun] sights and later received a C.O.D. package from Balisticorp in
Nebraska for $640 of blow guns. (Nichols FBI 302 dated April 21-22, 1995).
Tim and Mike went drove into the desert to talk. Mike told Tim that he was
not going to do it.
Nichols and his wife and daughter went to Michigan for a number of gun shows.
(Nichols FBI 302 dated April 21-22, 1995).
Terry Nichols rented a room at the Motel 6 in Joliet, IL. Vehicle tag was Michigan VW 1460 and two beds were requested. (FBI motel registrations) .
Terry Nichols rented a room at the Caro Motel in Caro, MI. Number in party was
two. Vehicle tag was Michigan VW 1460. (FBI motel registrations) .
Tim wrote his father and said he would see him in May or June. Postmark was
from Las Vegas, NV. (Anderson chronology dated 12.15.95 citing Discovery
Approximately this date, Nichols purchased a fuel meter at Fort Riley, but he
claims that the meter was broken. He placed an ad in the paper to sell the fuel
meter. (Nichols FBI 302 dated April 21-22, 1995).
Terry Nichols rented a room at the President Inn, Grand Rapids, MI. Vehicle tag
is Michigan VW 1460 and number in party was one. (FBI motel registrations).
Tim received a letter from Terry "which had nothing to do with the Oklahoma
City bombing. (Wyatt 7-6 memo).
Tim McVeigh renewed his Michigan driver's license with a date of birth of April
23, 1968, an address of 3616 North Van Dyke Road, Decker, Michigan. (Criminal
Complaint filed against Timothy McVeigh dated 04.21.95) (Tim said this was not
true. We need to ask for this driver's license to show that it did not expire
Terry Nichols rented a room at the Motel 6 in Walker, Michigan. He gave an
address of 3616 N. Van Dyke Rd., Decker, MI 48426 and Michigan tag XW 1460.
(FBI motel registrations).
Tim departed at 11:00 am. from his hotel room at the Imperial Motel,
Kingman, AZ and drove to Amarillo, TX.
Around 2:00 am. Tim arrived in Amarillo, TX and got a motel room. He left
around 10:00 am. that morning.
Tim arrived in Oklahoma City around noon on Thursday afternoon. He did not
drive by the Murrah Building. He found a location to leave his car and drove out
of the city. He went to the storage shed in Herington and everything was still
fine. He drove to Council Grove for the gel and returned with it to the storage
shed in Herington.
Explosives and materials were moved from Council Grove storage shed to
Herington storage shed. (Anderson chronology dated 12.15.95)
Tim drove out to Geary Lake when his car stalled. He spent Thursday night at
the lake in his car.
McVeigh went into Tom Manning's Firestone to have work done on his Pontiac. It
was determined that the heads were blown, and Manning sold McVeigh the Mercury
for $250. (See Manning interview). Tim took his car to the Firestone to
be worked on. The head gasket was blown and it was going to cost $500 to fix
it. Tim bought the Mercury from Tom Manning at the Firestone shop for his car
plus $250. Tim screwed on the Arizona license plate, "nice and solid, two
screws right on top". Tom remembered Tim from three years prior. (and
Hankins memo dated 5.10.95)
McVeigh, using currency, purchased a 1977 Mercury Marquis in Junction City, KS. (Indictment - August 10, 1995).
McVeigh called the Nichols residence in Herington, KS from Junction City, KS. (Indictment - August 10, 1995.)
McVeigh called a business in Junction City and, using the name "Bob Kling",
inquired about renting a truck capable of carrying 5,000 pounds of cargo.
(Indictment - August 10, 1995.)
Tim called the Ryder truck rental shop to reserve the truck. He was told that he would have to put down a deposit on Saturday, 4.15.95, or he could not have the truck on Monday, 04.17.95. She told him they were closed on 04.16.95.
Tim called Terry and told him to meet him at Geary Lake that day at noon or
Tim drove to Geary Lake and met Terry. They had not seen each other in about three months and they talked for two hours. Terry gave Tim some cash. Terry told him that Marife was back with him. (and Hankins memo dated 5.10.95)
Tim drove back to town and bought a car battery at Wal-Mart.
McVeigh checked into Room 25 of the Dreamland Motel in Junction city, 26 miles
north of Herington. That night, Shane Boyd, age 23, a helicopter mechanic who
was also staying at the Dreamland said he saw a bushy-haired man who resembled
the sketches of John Doe #2, in the parking lot near Mr. McVeigh's room. The
man was smiling. (The New York Times, December 3, 1995 - Jo Thomas.)
McVeigh, using currency, rented a room at a motel in Junction City, KS.
(Indictment - August 10, 1995)
Tim McVeigh rented a room at the Dreamland Motel in Junction City, KS. (FBI motel registrations).
Tim went into the Dreamland Motel and registered under the name Bob Kling.
"Something hit [his] mind that he did not want that there". He reached over and
took back the registration card, crumbled it up and filled out a new card with
the name Tim McVeigh.
Employees of the Dreamland Motel in Junction City, KS advised FBI agents that
an individual resembling Unsub #1 depicted in the composite drawing had been a
guest at the Motel from April 14 through April 18, 1995. This individual had
registered at the Motel under the name of Tim McVeigh, listing his automobile
as bearing an Arizona License plate with an illegible plate number and provided
a Michigan address on North Van Dyke Road in Decker, Michigan. This individual
was seen driving a car described as a Mercury from the 1970's. (Criminal
Complaint filed against Timothy McVeigh on 04.21.95)
Shortly after midnight on the night of the 14th, Connie Hood, age 29, who lived
in the Junction City area, drove into the parking lot to visit David King, a
guest at the motel. Just as Mrs. Hood parked her car near Mr. King's room, a
man flung open the door of Room 23, the room next to Mr. King's, as if he were
expecting someone. The man startled her, then stepped back, pulling the door
almost closed while still looking at her. She said he had thick, dark hair,
brushed back and an olive complexion. She said he was about 5 feet 9 or 10
inches. She said his face was fuller than the sketch of John Doe #2, but there
was a resemblance. The FBI dusted Room #23 for fingerprints. However, the motel
owner said she knew for certain that room was neither rented nor occupied that
night. She admitted someone could have taken the key to look at the room. (The
New York Times, December 3, 1995 - Jo Thomas.) (But see Tulsa World article
cited at the date of April 16, 1:00 a.m.)
McVeigh, using currency, placed a deposit for a rental truck in the name
"Robert Kling". (Indictment - August 10, 1995.)
Mr. McVeigh used the name Bob Kling to call Elliott's Body Shop, a Ryder truck
rental office in town, to reserve the truck that the Government says carried
the bomb. (The New York Times, December 3, 1995 - Jo Thomas.)
Tim went to Elliott's Rental to reserve the truck for the 17th. (Domgard/polygrapher 8-31 memo).
Tim awoke and drove to Elliott's Rental between 9 - 11 am. The employee was "a dumb guy". Tim paid for the truck in full so that he would be able to get in and out fast on Monday. He signed the agreement and drove back to the motel in his Mercury.
He returned the battery to Wal-Mart because his battery was working fine
Nichols did not recall a telephone call from Tim McVeigh at that time. (Nichols
FBI 302 dated April 21-22, 1995).
Tim called Hunan's Chinese Restaurant and ordered moo goo gai pan to be
delivered. He used the name Bob Kling. The total was $9.25. The delivery boy
drove a small white car. Tim gave him a five and five ones, or two fives, and
told him to not worry about the change. Tim made the comment to him that the
front bridge was closed. The delivery boy said he came in the back way, through
the main post of Fort Riley.
At about 5:30 p.m., Jeff Davis delivered food from the Hunan's Chinese
Restaurant to Room 25 at the Dreamland Hotel; however, he insisted that the
person who received the food was neither McVeigh, Nichols, nor John Doe No. 2.
He believed that the person's name was Kling, and he denied that photos of
McVeigh or Nichols was Kling. (Jeff Davis interview).
Terry Nichols purchased diesel fuel from Conoco station in Manhattan, KS.
(Anderson chronology dated 12.15.95.)
David King and his girlfriend said they saw a man resembling John Doe #2 at
about 1:00 a.m. on April 16. The girlfriend, who did not went her name used,
said the man stuck his head out of his doorway and stared "like he was
expecting someone. I just wasn't that someone." (Tulsa World, May 1, 1995) (But
see The New York Times article at the date of 4-15-95 at 12:15 a.m.)
 The correct date is October 22, 1994.
 Detonation cord is a string of which the entire length blows up at once. The Primadet cord can be attached to a blasting cap which when it explodes, the shock jumps through the Primadet cord like a straw and explodes at the other end. The entire length does not explode like detonation cord.
 On December 31, 1995 Tim said this amount was $950 instead of $9
 This is the cash from the sale of Terry's gold.
 October 30, 1994 was a Sunday.
 Tim gave us the date of Saturday, October 3 l; however, October 3 l, 1994 was a Monday.
 October 30 and November 6, 1994 were Sundays.
 Terry sent this letter to Tim's Arizona address. Mike Fortier picked up the mail and sent all of it to Tim at Kevin's house.
 On December 31, 1995 Tim said to add here: That's the reason a truck could not be placed there. Tim's car would have fit, but cameras were present.
 On December 31, 1995 Tim said it was Kevin who came to pick him up, not Mike.
 On December 31, 1995 it was learned that Bob Miller had given Steve Colburn Tim's name and address, and had "told him about me". The address given was to the Mailroom in Kingman, AZ. Miller told Colburn that Tim was looking for men to form a group of patriots. Tim was wanting to "hook up with a group or form one himself". The purpose would be to "copy and dissiminate literature and probably progress further". Colburn divulged quite a bit of information in his letter to Tim and this made Tim suspicious. Colburn also wanted from Tim a license plate for a Volkswagon.
 Anderson's chronology dated 12.15.95 stated that this was the make and
license plate number of Tim's vehicle.
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