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Refueling Wagon

DAYTON, Ohio -- Refueling Wagon on display in the Early Years Gallery at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)

DAYTON, Ohio -- Refueling Wagon on display in the Early Years Gallery at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)

This is an early type 283-gallon capacity refueling wagon for servicing airplanes with gasoline. While this trailer carried enough gas for refueling nine World War I Sopwith Camel airplanes, it would require 181 such tankloads of jet fuel to refuel a single B-52H bomber of the 1970s.

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