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Schwanke Car, Tractor, and Truck Museum Willmar, MN

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, Features, Museums

Located fifty miles west of Minneapolis in Willmar, MN, the Schwanke Car, Tractor, and Truck Museum has been open since 1998.  It features the collection of Virgil Schwanke, who has been  collecting vehicles for fifty-five years. He has assembled over 400 units for display, including tractors, cars, trucks, gas engines, gas pumps, signs and more. He recently added a CJ-2A to the museum.

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Virgil uses this CJ-2A as a springboard to talk about jeeps during World War II.  You can read more in the museum’s blog post.

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http://schwankemuseum.blogspot.com
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