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US Army Motor Transport Convoy 1919 – 2 MONTHS to Drive from DC to SF

The 1919 Motor Transport Corps convoy was a “Truck Train”[1] of the US Army Motor Transport Corps that drove over 3,000 mi (4,800 km) from Washington, D.C. (departing July 7 and arriving September 6), to Oakland, California, and ferried to San Francisco. In addition to 230 road incidents (stops for adjustments, extrications, breakdowns, & accidents) resulting in 9 vehicles retiring, This was the trip that included Lt Col Dwight D. Eisenhower – 21 injured en route who did not complete the trip.

You can read more at WIKIPEDIA.

The new Cannonball record is under 26 hours now …

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