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This panoramic photograph shows U. S. truck trains no. 46 and no. 59. There are a few structures and some construction in the background. These trucks were part of a fleet of 160 White trucks which hauled ninety percent of all the materials used in the construction of Camp Funston, Kansas. Camp Funston was established at Fort Riley, Kansas, after the outbreak of World War I and work began on the camp in the summer of 1917. The camp was named after Brigadier General Frederick Funston who grew up in Iola, Kansas, and who became well known for his role in the Philippines during the Spanish American War. The photo was taken by O. W. Holt, Manhattan, Kansas.

Creator: Holt, O. W.
Date: Between 1917 and 1918

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Item Number: 226915
Call Number: E 870.36
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 226915

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