Trucks of the 1919 U.S. Army Motor Transport convoy encounter difficulties negotiating dirt roads in Nebraska
North Platte Nebraska USA Date:1919 Duration:1 min 35 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Soldiers, with the 1919 U.S. Army Motor Transport convoy, pull cable from a supply truck near North Platte, Nebraska. Closeup of the chain and cable on the back of the truck. Next, soldiers are gathered around one of the convoy trucks with its right wheels off in a ditch. Soldiers hook up chain from the truck to a Holt tractor. View from the front of the truck tipped into the ditch, with chains fastened to it stretched out on the dirt road. Soldiers (unseen) repair side of road by shoveling earth into a ditch from which a truck has just been pulled. Small logs used in the effort are seen near the ditch. Soldiers walk along a dirt road followed by several trucks, chained together, one behind the other. (Another group of convoy trucks is seen in the far background.) View from rear of the chained trucks. One soldier pushes a small wagon towed by the last truck.
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