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PostPosted: Wed Jun 07, 2017 1:21 pm 
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We only have an old 1960's TD-25 baggage tractor. It pulls the C-54 with no issues, but it struggles to pull the C-97 a bit.

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 14, 2017 11:41 pm 
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So this is a recent donation - 1950s era cold weather engine heat unit!
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 13, 2017 7:34 pm 
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Cool stuff guys! Thanks for posting!

I found some more ground vehicles at NMUSAF, although, again, I don't know if they all technically qualify as GSE:

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A quick note: While reading through the Carolinas Aviation Museum's newsletters, I noted that in December 1992 they were donated a Clark aircraft tug & A G.E. aircraft 24-volt portable generator by Hoechst Celanese Corporation and in July 1993 they acquired a Dodge fuel truck & a Coleman tow tractor.

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Another quickie: The RAAF Museum acquired a Trident Mk 6 Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting Truck in October 2010. The page also notes that "a wide variety of support vehicles held by the RAAF Museum", although there does not seem to be any more information about them on the museum's website.
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 20, 2017 8:51 pm 
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A third quickie: The Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum lists an AC42/32 aircraft tug in their collection. It may or may not be the Harlan tug pictured in this news report at 0:51 in the video.

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I found two more tugs in the aircraft tugs category on Wikimedia Commons. One was added since I last looked and the other I must have missed.

Chrysler Unknown at the Arkansas Air & Military Museum
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Clark AT at the Combat Air Museum
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another one is the WWII vintage propeller trailer. There is one at the VFM that I'm pondering restoring. Also we have an MD3 that we started on. It will be a 1:1 scale diorama with Special Kay.

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Here's one, for cloning and restoration.


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Tulio wrote:
Here's one, for cloning and restoration.


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I found a Clarktor tag on picssr (apparently a site that pulls from Flickr) that had a bunch of pictures - including at least a few from aviation museums that I had not seen before. The majority of the pictures came from a single Flickr account named "Old Joseph" that seems to be dedicated to Clarktor tugs. It is by far the best source of Clark related photos I have come across thus far. Anyway, here are a few of the discoveries from both of the above:

Yankee Air Museum
  • Clarktor 6 - #1
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  • Clarktor 6 - #3
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  • Clarktor CT-120 - #4
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  • Clarktor CT-120 - #5
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  • Ground Starter - #7
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  • Clarktor 6 - #9
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  • Ford BNO-40 - Tug #64, owned and restored by Jim and Laura Gautz of Dexter, Michigan.
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Koude Oorlog Museum
  • CJ-10A - Built in 1986 and used at Spanghdalem Airport in Germany.
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  • Clarktor 40 - Built in 1956 and used by the Royal Air Force.
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Clarkat B at the Reynolds-Alberta Museum
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Clarktor 6 at the Westfield Aviation Museum - Apparently on loan to the museum.
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Clarktor CT-21 with the Commemorative Air Force Highland Lakes Squadron
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Clarktor CT-40 with the South Carolina Historic Aviation Foundation
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The man behind the "Old Joseph" Flicker account seems to be Joe Swelnis, who is apparently the number one expert on old Clark equipment. I found a few more pictures from his Flickr account:

FCT-120 at the Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum
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Clarktor with the Commemorative Air Force Highland Lakes Squadron
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Clarktor 75 or 80 with the Commemorative Air Force Highland Lakes Squadron
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