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How to move your trunk: the improved Model T

The Depot Hack was a modified Model T frame with a box on the back for passenger seating. Continue reading

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Men of the First War in the Third Dimension – Excerpt

The museum is a result of three generations of a family that, unlike others, took opportunities to talk to the people who were there, who made the history. Continue reading

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German aircraft shoots down balloon, gets shot down

Ewan was very impressed to watch this video and realize he had just been holding in his hand pieces of that actual shot-down airplane. Continue reading

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Sturmpanzerwagen – the Imperial Crawler

The Germans stuffed 18 men inside this tank, along with engine fumes, noise, fuel, ammunition, and any other supplies. Continue reading

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Mark I Tank

A large metal thing coming through the fog that bullets wouldn’t stop and which kept shooting at you was nighmarish enough to make frontline German troops break and run from the first attack. Continue reading

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Rose of No Man’s Land

The nurses were often very close to the front, sometimes exposed to enemy fire, and daily exposed to battlefield trauma, the results of gas attacks, lice, fever, and every other disease the soldiers suffered. Continue reading

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A waterwheel in a dry land

It is interesting to see that water power could be used in arid northern New Mexico as well as in a place as wet as England. Continue reading

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Colorado Ski Train

Involving railroad, the mountains, and snow, the Ski Train was a symbol of Colorado’s history. Continue reading

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Tenth Mountain Division

Veterans of the Tenth Mountain Division were responsible for a large part of recent Colorado and Southwestern history. Continue reading

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Back soon….

Taking a break for taxes and other paperwork; hope to be back with more in March.

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