Diamond T Breakdown Truck, Model 969 - Ottawa, Ontario
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane
N 45° 25.003 W 075° 43.025
18T E 443894 N 5029494
Quick Description: This Diamond T Breakdown Truck (also known as Heavy Breakdown), Model 969, was built in 1942 by the Diamond T Motor Car Company. It is located inside the Lebreton Gallery of the Canadian War Museum, in Ottawa, Ontario.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 7/9/2018 6:08:12 PM
Waymark Code: WMYQ5F
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member WanderingAus
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Long Description:
Text of the plaque:

Diamond T Breakdown Truck

During the Second World War, Canadians used breakdown trucks like this one to recover and transport damaged vehicles to repair facilities.

Recovery teams from the Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers and the Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps valued this powerful vehicle because its tow booms lifted five short ton each, allowing for quicker vehicle recovery under difficult and dangerous conditions.

Diamond T Breakdown Truck: (visit link)

The Diamond T Motor Car Company was founded in Chicago in 1905 by C. A. Tilt.

See additional information here: (visit link)
Location restrictions:
Museum Hours: June 30 to September 3, 2018 Monday to Wednesday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday to Sunday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. September 4, 2018 to March 31, 2019 Monday to Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday: 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday to Sunday: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fees: Adult $17 Senior $15 Student $13 Child (3-12) $11 Family (6 Pers. – Max 2 Adults) $43 Free Thursdays 5 to 8pm


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