U.S. Army cross-country motor convoy crosses Mississippi River on the Lyons-Fulton Bridge from Illinois to Idaho
Clinton Iowa USA Date:1919 Duration:2 min 29 sec Sound:NO SOUND
The 1919 Motor Transport Corps convoy en route from Washington, D.C., to San Francisco, California. The Convoy of U.S. Army trucks is seen moving slowly, over the Lyons-Fulton Bridge across the Mississippi River at Clinton, Iowa. While crossing the bridge, the convoy is led by an open car displaying an American flag, followed by a bicyclist. Pedestrians walk along side walkway crossing the bridge in the opposite direction. The convoy of Army trucks driving along a highway after crossing the Mississippi. Sign at side of road reads: "Bay State." Sign on one truck reads: "Frisco." Trucks display logo of U.S. Army Corps of engineers. The convoy driving along a road parallel to a railroad line. Next sequence shows one truck attempting to pull another that has been mired down in mud, in Nebraska. After some effort, the truck is successfully pulled out of the mud.
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