Old Photo - WW 1 Model T Munition Train

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Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Jay - In Northern California on Sunday, April 06, 2014 - 11:56 am:


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Tom Carnegie on Sunday, April 06, 2014 - 01:18 pm:

Engine, engine number 9!


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Bill Severn - SE Texas on Sunday, April 06, 2014 - 01:42 pm:

And a right hand drive, too.

Bill


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Rob Heyen - Nebraska on Sunday, April 06, 2014 - 01:55 pm:

More photos from the battle, along with another of the ammo hauler:

https://www.google.com/m/search?q=battle%20of%20langemark#biv=i%7C26%3Bd%7COicffb-1CweQ6M%3A


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By A. Gustaf Bryngelson on Sunday, April 06, 2014 - 02:32 pm:

I Should be a right hand drive, as these are British troops.


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Jeff Livingston on Sunday, April 06, 2014 - 02:58 pm:

Photo is Crewe tractor No. 39 and trolleys of shells at a TT (trench tramway) transfer point in the Ypres salient, August 1917. The "Crewe Ford Tractor" was manufactured by the London & North Western Railway, Crewe Works. using a Ford Model T car chassis. 132 were built. They were "convertible" for both road and rail use. While not extremely successful they were useful at a time when a quick and inexpensive form of motive power was needed. A photo of the vehicle in road form:


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