The Port of Toledo Ohio

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Willys Year:
  1. 1960
This old film footage of the Port of Toledo features a few shots of Kaiser vehicles -- including Jeeps on a rail car at 14:11 and early Wagoneers and what are described as "military Jeeps" in the process of loading beginning at about 16:38 in.


The ship shown in the opening scene is the ill-fated
Edmund Fitzgerald.


Here are some still photos of activities at the port from OWF's popular thread, Vintage Willys Pictures

April 28, 1950 - Loading a Willys Station Wagon on the SS Troisdoc at Hills and Ground Wharf. (Prior to the Port expansion.)
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May 17, 1951 - The Prins Frederik Hendrik was designed specifically for Great Lakes trade. Crated Jeeps are being loaded at the Toledo Marine Terminal. (Prior to the Port expansion.)

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1955 Jeep being loaded at Port of Toledo, Ohio (Prior to the Port expansion.)
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1977 - Jeep J-10s getting loaded on to the Gulf Bank at Port of Toledo.
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I believe this is a 1973 Wagoneer. The ship behind it is likely the Sylvania which plied these waters from 1905 until 1983, and was one really tough vessel.
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