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Christmas LCC-1 Drawing

The Yukon Transportation Museum posted this Tweet in 2016. I still love it! Christmas is coming and we are getting ready! pic.twitter.com/2fWWIrkOuC — YTM (@go_YTM) November 15, 2016

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LCC-1-Sno-Train

Engines used in the LCC-1

The Cummins VT-12 produced 600 horsepower for the Logistical Cargo Carrier – 1 (LCC-1). The images below show the engine used in the LCC-1 with a right and left side view. The images are from the Illustrated Parts Catalog for Army Sno-Train X-1, Volume 2 of 2, 30 March 1955.

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The LCC-1 Sno-Train has many names

The Sno-Buggy was built as a proof of concept for the LCC-1 Sno-Train. Here are some other names that you might see associated with the LCC-1 Logistics Command/Cargo Carrier (LCC) Sno-Train Army Snow Train X-1 YS-1 Sno Train Overland Train Mk I

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Greenland LCC-1-Sno-Train

LCC-1 Photo Received: New Perspective

My photo from Coots Imagery arrived this weekend. It is an original press photo with types metadata on the reverse. I was really excited to see that the original photo includes a rear perspective of the LCC-1 as it accomplished the supply mission to Camp Century. The image typically seen on the internet (below) cuts […]

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Greenland LCC-1-Sno-Train

LCC-1 Sno-Train Photo

I found and bought a fantastic photo of the LCC-1 Sno Train on eBay yesterday. I’ve seen this photo on the net, but didn’t have any verifiable background to the source. As part of the photo purchase, it comes with a typed description (metadata) about the photo. This photo was captured on 25June55 at Camp […]

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TC-497 Overland Train

TC-497 Overland Train MkII Cargo

This U.S. Army photo of the Overland MkII shows you the freight car’s massive size. If you look at the first freight car, notice the Jeep parked perpendicular to the cargo boxes. Freight car number 5 shows an M113 armored personnel carrier. The next shows a yellow bulldozer!

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DEW Line LCC-1-Sno-Train VC-22 Sno-Freighter

DEW Line Logistics

I just finished reading Brian Jeffrey’s book “Adventures from the Coldest Part of the Cold War.” Brian’s book reviews his DEW Line and life experiences. The DEW Line represents a time in our history when the United States took huge risks. The Soviets and the United States were in a Cold War. Both sides had […]