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  • garyash
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    And all of us firmly believe that Studebaker truck WAS rescued and put back to work! Not a doubter in the bunch of us. It takes more than a little bridge collapse to put an end to a Stude truck.

    [img=left]http://www.studegarage.com/images/gary_ash_m5_sm.jpg[/img=left] Gary Ash
    Dartmouth, Mass.
    '48 M5
    '65 Wagonaire Commander
    '63 Wagonaire Standard
    web site at http://www.studegarage.com

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  • garyash
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    And all of us firmly believe that Studebaker truck WAS rescued and put back to work! Not a doubter in the bunch of us. It takes more than a little bridge collapse to put an end to a Stude truck.

    [img=left]http://www.studegarage.com/images/gary_ash_m5_sm.jpg[/img=left] Gary Ash
    Dartmouth, Mass.
    '48 M5
    '65 Wagonaire Commander
    '63 Wagonaire Standard
    web site at http://www.studegarage.com

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  • Roscomacaw
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    If only he'd trained those chickens to flap like hell as he crossed that bridge![:0][V]

    Miscreant adrift in
    the BerStuda Triangle!!

    1957 Transtar 1/2ton
    1960 Larkvertible V8
    1958 Provincial wagon
    1953 Commander coupe

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  • Roscomacaw
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    If only he'd trained those chickens to flap like hell as he crossed that bridge![:0][V]

    Miscreant adrift in
    the BerStuda Triangle!!

    1957 Transtar 1/2ton
    1960 Larkvertible V8
    1958 Provincial wagon
    1953 Commander coupe

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  • studeclunker
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    I wonder if the other three trucks in the convoy were Studebakers?

    Lotsa Larks!
    K.I.S.S. Keep It Simple Studebaker!
    Ron Smith

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  • studeclunker
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    I wonder if the other three trucks in the convoy were Studebakers?

    Lotsa Larks!
    K.I.S.S. Keep It Simple Studebaker!
    Ron Smith

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  • Guido
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    I came across this on the web. It appears "Walter Hugh Campbell's workday was probably shaping up to be pretty much like normal. Until a section of the bridge fell while he and his truck, loaded with chickens, were crossing. It could have been exciting for the chickens, for they were on a one-way trip to the processing plant; now they had a world to experience outside the chicken house."

    From what I can tell this occurred in Chatham County, NC and the area is now called the "Chicken Bridge". No mention of how this 1950 truck was rescued.



    The full story is here:

    http://chathamhistory.org/archivechickenbridge.html


    Guido Salvage - "Where rust is beautiful"

    Studebaker horse drawn buggy; 1946 M-16 fire truck; 1948 M-16 grain truck; 1949 2R16A grain truck; 1949 2R17A fire truck; 1950 2R5 pickup; 1952 2R17A grain truck; 1952 Packard 200 4 door; 1955 E-38 grain truck; 1957 3E-40 flatbed; 1961 6E-28 grain truck; 1962 7E-13D 4x4 rack truck; 1962 7E-7 Champ pickup; 1962 GT Hawk 4 speed; 1963 8E-28 flatbed; 1964 Avanti R2 4 speed; 1964 Cruiser and various other "treasures".

    Hiding and preserving Studebakers in Richmond, Goochland & Louisa, Va.
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