In the United States, a huge cemetery of rare 80-year-old trucks was discovered among the wilderness (video)
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Trucks were left after the construction of the highway in 1942. After 80 years in the open air, the cars are pretty well preserved.
A cemetery of vintage automotive equipment has been found in Alaska. Dozens of World War II trucks are collected in one place. They were shown in a video on the Alaska Trucker Youtube channel.
In an open-air junkyard, there are classic trucks from the 40s, which are now preserved only in private collections. At one time they were very massive, but most of the cars produced were destroyed during the war or decommissioned and disposed of after it.
In particular, the famous Studebaker US-6 can be seen in the cemetery. It was these three-axle trucks that the United States supplied under Lend-Lease to the Soviet and British armies. They were used to transport personnel, tow light artillery and as a platform for the Katyusha MLRS. In total, about 220 thousand US-6s were issued.
In the US, Studebaker US-6s were practically never used, because half a million GMC CCKWs were produced for the US Army. There are also quite a few of these trucks in the landfill.
Specifically, these trucks never took part in hostilities – they were used in the construction of a highway in Alaska in 1942. Upon its completion, the cars were thrown into the wilderness. Oddly enough, for 80 years, some trucks have been very well preserved and have not become piles of scrap metal. They can be restored.