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1945 Photo of Jeep on Rails on ebay

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I don’t think I’ve seen this one published anywhere.

“Original WWII press photo of American GIs using Jeep fitted with railroad wheels as a locomotive to pull supply train on Luzon, Philippines, 1/25/1945.”

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2 Comments on “1945 Photo of Jeep on Rails on ebay

  1. Barry West

    Looks like there’s been a modification on the right front fender. Not rounded on the right front corner of the fender. Which makes me wonder if war damaged jeeps were shipped to various behind the lines locations to be used as parts for various odd jobs. Isn’t it well known of the Philippines metal and mechanical ingenuity?

  2. Charles Tate

    There’s a real one at the Army Transportation Museum in Newport News Virginia that I got to visit with a month or so ago. Search ‘jeep on train rails army museum’ and a picture of it should pop right up.

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