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By Forrest Hershberger
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

A Tour of the Past

 

September 4, 2019

Forrest Hershberger

Sidney students got a close-up view of the military vehicle convoy Thursday as it passed through Sidney.

Military Vehicle Preservation Association Stops in Sidney

In 1919, the US Army conducted a convoy of various military vehicles nearly coast to coast along the newly formed Lincoln Highway (Highway 30).

Last week, the Military Vehicle Preservation Association, 42 vehicles in this tour, commemoration the century anniversary, passing through Cheyenne County Thursday, Aug. 30.

Don McCluskey, Convoy Commander of Simi, Calif., said the century trip started in York, Penn., and will wrap up the journey in San Francisco, Calif. He said the Military Vehicle Preservation Association started in 1968....



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