Packers? Wagons? 124th Cav. Sam Cox photograph.

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Tue May 23, 2006 7:51 am

A really unique photograph provided by Sam Cox:

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Sam states this depicts:

SW Troop after combat,packers saddle with Jap arti caison
1945


One of the most unique WWII horse use photos I think I've ever seen.

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Tue May 23, 2006 10:22 am

Great Photo,
It is amazing what we can find sometimes....
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Tue May 23, 2006 5:43 pm

I found that photo tucked inbetween the pages of my copy of the Marsmen in Burma
I ebayed a copy of this book this week and i went back to my other copy to check condition and this was tucked under the dust jacket
woo hoo me
thanks to Pat for finding the time
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Sam

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Tue May 23, 2006 7:52 pm

Really neat photo. I've never seen one quite like it. Mules, 1917 packers saddles, anyone recognize the wagon?

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Sun Feb 03, 2008 5:58 am

bump

ive lost the picture
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This is kind of like closing the barn door after the horse has bolted given my recent experience but i live in hope.
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Sun Feb 03, 2008 12:31 pm

Pat,
Pat Holscher wrote:Really neat photo. I've never seen one quite like it. Mules, 1917 packers saddles, anyone recognize the wagon?

http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/1480 ... img376.jpg

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It looks like a caisson and limber, or a communications limber and instrument, which has the same articulated configuration as the caisson and limber.
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Sun Feb 03, 2008 4:13 pm

I think it was a stunt. They are using ropes for traces.
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Sun Feb 03, 2008 5:24 pm

John Fitzgerald wrote:I think it was a stunt. They are using ropes for traces.
And, a Phillips pack saddle breast collar.
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Mon Feb 04, 2008 12:53 pm

Sam, the original photo link seems to be a borken link. Do you still have that one on line?
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Mon Feb 04, 2008 12:55 pm

Couvi wrote:Pat,
Pat Holscher wrote:Really neat photo. I've never seen one quite like it. Mules, 1917 packers saddles, anyone recognize the wagon?

http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/1480 ... img376.jpg

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It looks like a caisson and limber, or a communications limber and instrument, which has the same articulated configuration as the caisson and limber.
Is the same photo that was in the original?
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Mon Feb 04, 2008 5:15 pm

thats the one
ive misplaced the original
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This is kind of like closing the barn door after the horse has bolted given my recent experience but i live in hope.
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