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I posted this about 3-4 years ago after pulling it out of a Horse farm in central Florida.. I finished the restoration last Nov just in time for our local Veterans Day display. Hopefully the MOD's will leave it here in the WW1 section.

 

U.S. Army Escort Wagon, built in Jan 1917 by the Piedmont Wagon Company, Hickory N.C.

 

Kration

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Oh man, that's awesome!

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trenchbuff

Holy smokes!!! What a beautiful job you did. That wagon is fantastic.

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That is incredible

Bob Davis
Secretary, Arizona Chapter, The Orders and Medals Research Society
ASMIC Member #5364, OVMS Member #11939
US Army Infantry 2001-2009, OIF/OEF Veteran

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That is great. You need a couple of horses and a driver for the next parade in town.

Looking for USMC Purple Heart for WWII or Korean War

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Can you post some pictures of what it looked like before you started restoration?

Without data, your just another person with an opinion...................

 

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What a great restoration! Our readers in Military Vehicles Magazine would appreciate seeing this and learning about your project. Drop me a note at

 

john.adams-graf@fwmedia.com

 

We can see if we can figure out a way to get this in the printed record!

 

Congrats...Keep 'em rolling,

 

John Adams-Graf

Editor, Military Vehicles Magazine (and Military Trader)

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unit histories and rosters...especially anything associated with

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Drop me an email and let me know what you have.

 

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The Meatcan

Now there's something you don't see every day! Great job! Love to see some pix of it in a parade.

Terry

to all who have served!

 

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Bonjour.

 

Congratulations. Beautiful realization.

 

 

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Holy Toledo! That's one impressive ride. Museum-quality restoration. Congratulations, you have much to be proud of.

Looking for: Fourth/ Seventh Rhode Island Infantry items


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Any US/German items with the last name "Freitag"


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hbtcoveralls

Adding my voice here, that is a wonderful job. looks great and appears very original, I love it

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post-32632-0-09223900-1463019826.jpgGoing, going, almost gone! Nice wagon, thanks for showing it.

"They'd rather be alive than free; poor dumb bastards."

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