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256 Caissons Rolling


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©2011  31" x 31"  Caissons were two-wheeled carts used to carry heavy ammunition chests, spare wheels, pick axes, shovels, tar buckets, and other miscellaneous tools needed to repair the roads they traveled on.  This equipment weighed so much that six horses were needed to pull the load carried in one caisson unit.  (See Showcase your favorite striped fabric in the border surrounding the 8” blocks.