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Sno Freighter

Off the Rails -- Part II

John Geoghegan | Posted 04.30.2013 | Technology
John Geoghegan

The Army Transportation Corps was impressed enough with R.G. LeTourneau's Sno-Freighter to order an upgrade. The result was the Logistics Cargo Carrier, or LCC-1, fondly referred to as the Sno-Train.

Off the Rails: Part I

John Geoghegan | Posted 02.17.2013 | Technology
John Geoghegan

The 24-wheeled vehicle was operated by a four-man crew, and not only didn't need paved roads (or iron rails) to cross the Alaskan tundra, it could ford rivers up to four feet deep.