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Richard Gibson's Collection
 
2/23/2019
 
 
 
 
 
By:Richard Gibson
Dates:1/1/2000 - 3/27/2018
Album Info:The Merci Train, also known as the French Gratitude Train, was a 1949 "thank you" gift to the US from the citizens of France. The train was made up 49 boxcars cars filled with gifts. Forty-eight of the boxcars were sent to each of the 48 states and the contents of the 49th was to be divided between the District of Columbia and Hawaii.
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North Carolina's Merci Train Car
Title:  North Carolina's Merci Train Car
Description:  At the North Carolina Transportation Museum
Photo Date:  5/20/2016  Upload Date: 2/1/2019 10:43:19 AM
Location:  Spencer, NC
Author:  Richard Gibson
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Arizona's Merci Train Car
Title:  Arizona's Merci Train Car
Description:  At McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park
Photo Date:  1/21/2018  Upload Date: 3/27/2018 3:52:19 PM
Location:  Phoenix, AZ
Author:  Richard Gibson
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Territory of Hawaii & District of Columbia's Merci Train Car
Title:  Territory of Hawaii & District of Columbia's Merci Train Car
Description:  At the Hawaiian Railway Society
Photo Date:  4/15/2018  Upload Date: 5/24/2018 5:29:12 PM
Location:  Ewa, HI
Author:  Richard Gibson
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Florida's Merci Train Car
Title:  Florida's Merci Train Car
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Photo Date:  9/23/2018  Upload Date: 1/26/2019 12:10:41 PM
Location:  Holly Hill, FL
Author:  Richard Gibson
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