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Quartermaster Corps Front Royal Remount Station Photographs

The collection consists of 106 black and white photographs taken during winter of 1941 at the United States Army Remount Station in Front Royal, Virginia (operated by the Quartermaster Corps). The photographs are captioned and illustrate the process by which the Army cared for and trained animals toward the end of the era of the United States Army Remount Service.

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  • Collection: Quartermaster Corps Front Royal Remount Station Photographs
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Temporary shelter shed

Description: Temporary shelter shed - Quarantine Area. Note feed racks therein.

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New ward nearing completion

Description: Ward #6 Veterinary Service nearing completion. Will be ready for occupancy in the spring.

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Constructing new ward

Description: A new ward (Ward #6) for the Veterinary Service under construction.

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Dumping snow

Description: Dumping snow.

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Clearing snow from grease rack

Description: Clearing snow from grease rack- Motor Transportation Section.

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Clearing snow from roads

Description: Roads being cleared of snow after heavy snowfall.

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Sub-granary

Description: Sub-granary - Marvin Maddox - Quarantine Area.

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Grain arriving via truck

Description: All grain is weighed upon arrival at the Depot. Grain is issued to the various stables by weight. Each stable must make a requisition to the Quartermaster for grain needed.

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Granary

Description: All grain is centrally stored in the granary and issued from here to the various stables undeer supervision of the Quartermaster.

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Temporary hay ricks

Description: When permanent forage shelter facilities are exhausted then temporary hay ricks are constructed. Large tarpaulins are used to protect forage from weather conditions.

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Permanent hay or straw barracks

Description: Permanent hay or straw barracks. (Shed)

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Inspecting forage

Description: A Veterinary Officer inspecting forage. Hay which is hot, wet, musty, moldy, caked, badly weathered or stained is not acceptable.

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Transporting forage

Description: Forage is usually transported to the Depot on trucks. A bale of hay from each load is opened and carefully inspected by a Veterinary Officer.

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Weighing forage

Description: All forage is weighed upon arrival at the Depot.

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