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4 images with subject World War, 1914-1918--Transportation--France.

  • "Hommes 40--Chevaux 8" was the familiar inscription on all French box-cars, but this is an American box-car and "Hommes 60" were crowded into it. This shows part of Battery C at Trondes waiting for the train to start toward Le Mans and home. From History of the 113th Field Artillery 30th Division.


  • Steam up and Ready to go, but no French "Pilot." This is a picture of the train that carried the One Hundred and Thirteenth Field Artillery from Trondes to Evron. From History of the 113th Field Artillery 30th Division.


  • The Supply Company on the march in France. From History of the 113th Field Artillery 30th Division.


  • TROOP TRAIN FROM MONTOIR TO LE MANS The little toy engine and the "flat wheel coaches," can we ever forget 'em. Yes, we were lucky on this trip in not having to ride in "Homes 40 and Chaveux 8." (A box car whose capacity is 40 men or 8 horses.) Along the route in each village the population would turn out to bid us "good-bye," and the children would ask for cigarettes. From Tar-Heel War Record (In the Great World War).