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MVPA 2009 Convoy stop in Gretna Nebraska Fire Fighting Vehical by Loren Swanson

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Loren Swanson Loren Swanson
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0.42 Gigapixels
Date added
Jun 25, 2009
Date taken
Jun 23, 2009

From the web site promoting this event www.mvpa.org Will open in a new tab or window/
In 1919, the US Army's Military Transportation Corps (MTC) undertook a transcontinental Convoy to demonstrate the need for a mechanized Army. This "hooves to wheels" plan to modernize America's fighting force needed an attention-getting event to energize Congress and the citizenry, and parading the Army's military might from coast-to-coast along the new Lincoln Highway was a great way to get demonstrate new vehicles.

As part of its mission to honor our country's military vehicle history, the MVPA has decided to recreate the famous 1919 Convoy in 2009 as a 90th Anniversary celebration of the achievement and in conjunction with the nation's President Lincoln Bicentennial celebration. (For specifics on the proposed Convoy

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GigaPan Stitcher version 0.4.3864 (Windows)
Panorama size: 415 megapixels (26483 x 15698 pixels)
Input images: 120 (12 columns by 10 rows)
Field of view: 37.5 degrees wide by 22.2 degrees high (top=17.5, bottom=-4.8)
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT
Image size: 3456x2304 (8.0 megapixels)
Capture time: 2009-06-23 19:34:38 - 2009-06-23 19:41:43
Aperture: f/5.6
Exposure time: 0.0166667
ISO: 100
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 486.7 mm
White balance: Fixed
Exposure mode: Manual
Horizontal overlap: 38.0 to 45.3 percent
Vertical overlap: 32.7 to 65.7 percent
Computer stats: 3070.07 MB RAM, 2 CPUs
Total time 2:25:15 (1:12 per picture)
Alignment: 10:17, Projection: 12:49, Blending: 2:02:08

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