Voiture 185, 40 and 8 Page

This page provides information on Voiture 185 of the 40 and 8.  For information about the 40 and 8, follow this link to the 40 and 8 national organization home page.

The photos and other information below was gathered from the information available at Post 1 in scrapbooks and other files.  WE NEED MORE OF THIS INFORMATION.  The 40 and 8 was also known as the “playground of the American Legion” because the 40 and 8 has fun and games by the members as one of its principal aims.  The organization is also serious, and supports nursing education as one of its primary charities.

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April 24, 1937  Spring Wreck (No caption or other information with picture)

40&8 Voiture 185 4-24-1937

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1939 Wrecking Crew

Wrecking Crew 1939 (reverse) Wrecking Crew 1939

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September 1, 1939

40 and 8 members with their “boxcar” in Shawnee, Oklahoma

48&8 Boxcar 9-1-1939 Shawnee OK

48&8 Boxcar 9-1-1939 Shawnee OK (caption from scrapbook)

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1942 Spring Wreck (no legend available with names or other information)

1942 Voiture 185

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Year unknown — If you have information, please share with us

Spring Wreck (undated) Spring Wreck (undated) (reverse)

Legionnaires:  Jim Carriker, Bill Hilliard, Leslie Spain, Joe Lynn and Dr. ????

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Wreck — Unknown Date — If you have information, please share with us

40&8 Wreck (undated)