We have 11 types of data divided into 198 different categories, from 811 different manufacturers. This carriage is in a restaurant in Newport, Oregon. It accompanied the building when bought over 30 years ago and has no documentation. One of many items lost to history.
We have extensive In-House References, including:
Aircraft of World War 2 by Bill Gunston. Octopus Books, 1982 Aircraft of WWII Edited by Paul Eden. Amber Books, 2006 Artillery and Ammunition of the Civil War by Warren Ripley. Promontory Press, 1970 Artillery for the United States Land Service by Alfred Mordecai. 1849, Digitized by Internet Archive 2007 The American Fighter by Angelucci and Bowers. Orion Books, 1985 The Avro Vulcan by John W. R. Taylor. Profile Publications # 162 The Big Guns by Olmstead, Stark, and Tucker. Museum Restoration Service, 1997 Cessna Warbirds by Walt Shiel. Jones Publishinge, 1995 Combat Aircraft of the World edited by John W.R.Taylor. G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1969 The Encyclopedia of Weapons Edited by Chris Bishop. Thunder Bay Press, 2006 Field Artillery Weapons of the Civil War by Hazlett, Olmstead, and Parks. University of Illinois Press, 2004 German Military Aviation 1956-1976 compiled by Paul A. Jackson. Midland Counties Publications, 1976 Handbook of Artillery, by the US Army Ordnance Department July 1921. Forgotten Books, 2015 Japanese Field Artillery, Special Series #25. Military Intelligence Division, US War Department, 15 Oct 1944 The Luftwaffe 1933-45 by Chris McNab. Chartwell Books, 2014 McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II by William R Peake. Midland Publishing, 2004 Military Aircraft of the World by Bill Gunston. Temple Press, 1984 Ships and Aircraft of the U.S. Fleet by Norman Polmar. Naval Institute Press, 1983 Tanks and Armored Fighting Vehicles. Chartwell Books, 2009 U.S. Army Aircraft by James C. Fahey. Ships and Aircraft, 1946 U.S. Army Techmanual 9-345 155mm GPF M1917, M1918. 7 July 1942 U.S. Army Techmanual 9-1305 Gun and Carriage, 75mm M1897. 20 April 1942 U.S. Naval Weapons by Norman Friedman. Naval Institute Press 1985 Weapons of WWI, Edited by Chris Bishop. Amber Books, 2014
Online References We are not alone and stand on the shoulders of those that have come before!
We find these websites of great use and support their authors whole heartedly:
http://www.iowacivilwarmonuments.com - we use their photos with their permission.
http://www.tinfeathers.com - we use their photos with their permission.
http://www.warmemorials.us - we use their photos with their permission.
http://www.joebaugher.com/ THE source for US Aircraft history on the web.
http://the.shadock.free.fr/The_USA_Historical_AFV_Register_4.1.pdf - US motorized weapons displays
http:/www.utahrails.net - a goldmine of data on railroads associated with the state of Utah
http://www.steamlocomotive.com/ - surviving steam around the world http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/Portals/7/documents/other/aircraft_on_loan_by_location.pdf - USAF Museum on loan items
Freedom of Information Act requests:
US Naval Aviation Museum on loan items, 18 July 2017
Tank and Automotive Command (TACOM) On Loan inventory, 25 June 2015
US Air Force loan items (other than aircraft), 09 Nov 2015 US Marinc Corps Museum loan items, 28 Mar 2017