We have 11 types of data divided into 220 different categories, from 1099 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.

Our In-House References include:


Aircraft of World War 2 by Bill Gunston. Octopus Books, 1982
Aircraft of WWII Edited by Paul Eden. Amber Books, 2006
The American Fighter by Angelucci and Bowers. Orion Books, 1985
The Avro Vulcan by John W. R. Taylor. Profile Publications # 162
Cessna Warbirds by Walt Shiel. Jones Publishing, 1995
Combat Aircraft of the World edited by John W.R.Taylor. G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1969
German Military Aviation 1956-1976 compiled by Paul A. Jackson. Midland Counties Publications, 1976
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
U.S. Army Aircraft by James C. Fahey. Ships and Aircraft, 1946


American Breechloading Mobile Artillery 1875-1953 by Glen M. Williford. Schiffer Publishing, 2016
The American Arsenal by Ian V. Hogg. Frontline Books, 2014
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 Big Guns by Olmstead, Stark, and Tucker. Museum Restoration Service, 1997
The Directory of Worlds Weapons. Barnes and Noble Books, 1996
The Encyclopedia of Weapons Edited by Chris Bishop. Thunder Bay Press, 2006
The Evolution of the American Modern Light Field Gun by W.J. Savoy. US Army Command & General Staff College, 1978
Field Artillery Weapons of the Civil War by Hazlett, Olmstead, and Parks. University of Illinois Press, 2004
A Field Guide to The Artillery of Vicksburg National Military Park by Elizabeth Hoxie Joyner. Alphagraphics, 2017
Handbook of Artillery, by the US Army Ordnance Department July 1921. Forgotten Books, 2015
Ironmaker to the Confederacy by Charles B. Dew, 2nd Edition. Library of Virginia 1999
Japanese Field Artillery, Special Series #25. Military Intelligence Division, US War Department, 15 Oct 1944
Tanks and Armored Fighting Vehicles. Chartwell Books, 2009
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


Porter Steam Locomotives by The National Model Railroad Association. Phillips Brothers Printers, 2001

Online References

We are not alone and stand on the shoulders of those that have come before!
These websites are great, and we 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 - 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://silverhawkauthor.com/ Harold A Skaarup's military display listing for Canada and US.
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-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) On Loan inventory, 3 Oct 2017
US Air Force loan items (other than aircraft), 09 Nov 2015
US Marinc Corps Museum loan items, 28 Mar 2017

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