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Merci Train Cheyenne

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Merci!
After WW I France presented several of these 40/8 (40 people or 8 horses) capacity box cars to America in appreciation for our service.

Last autumn Randy Harvey [HARV] took in a Rockies vs Dodgers game and on the way home stopped in Cheyenne, Wyoming to take these photographs for you.
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About the Author

About Randy Harvey (HARV)
FROM: WYOMING, UNITED STATES

I have been in the modeling hobby off and on since my youth. I build mostly 1/35 scale. However I work in other scales for aircraft, ships and the occasional civilian car kit. I also kit bash and scratch-build when the mood strikes. I mainly model WWI and WWII figures, armor, vehic...


Comments

HARV, Thanks for sharing. I had no idea this history existed.
MAR 06, 2018 - 08:46 AM
You're welcome Ko. I've seen two of them. The one in Cheyenne, WY and the one in Little Falls, Minnesota. There are two pictures of the one in Minnesota shown as #17 under "My Feature Articles". I would like to see a few more of them one of these days. Here is a link with a lot of information on all of the cars. The Merci Train Thanks, Randy
MAR 08, 2018 - 02:18 AM
We broke our quick reply box. Working on it. Until fixed go to topic to reply.
Thanks.