US Army Horse Drawn Equipment

Above: The US M1917 Battery and Store Wagon. It was used with both the US M1902 3 Inch and the French 75mm mle/97. To see the M1917 Battery and Store Wagon

Below: US M1918 Gun Limber for use with the French 75mm mle/97

Below: US M1918 Gun Caisson Limber for use with the French 75mm mle/97. The ammunition box is slightly larger than on the Gun Limber. To see the M1918 Caisson Limber in the Lovett Collection

Below: US M1918 Caisson for use witht he French 75mm mle/97. To see the M1918 Caisson in the Lovett Collection

Below: US M 1918 Caisson Brake

 

 

Below: Mogal Spring/300 lbs. pull. This spring is used as a connection from the wheel traces to the M1918 Limber's single trees

Below: US M1916 Horse Harnessing for the US M1918 Limber and French 75mm mle/97 gun

Below: US M1916 Horse Harnessing for the US M1918 Limber and French 75mm mle/97 gun

US M1916 Breast Collar

 

US M1916 Back Strap and Breeching

US M1916 Back Strap

Below: US M1916 Martingale. These go under the belly of the wheel team's horses and attach to the Neck Yoke. With a Martingale the two wheel horses can step the Limber backward, otherwise the regular harnessing would pull away from the horse while taking backward steps

Below: US Neck Yoke for the M 1918 Limber

Below: US Army Escort Wagon Team Harness

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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