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    Posted 4 years ago

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    This old Indian was part of a WWII reenactment @ a local air show held in the Summer.

    As did most manufacturers, Indian had to cut domestic production, and take contracts for the war effort. This greased the skids for Indian's demise, as the government negated the contracts after The War. This led to loss of revenue, which Indian could have used to retool for the peacetime market.

    Having dollars to rebuild Europe and Asia following the end of hostilities, and having nothing to aid companies that helped in the war effort doesn't seem right.

    Anyway, it's a nice bike! And still runs!!!

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    1. Trey Trey, 4 years ago
      Cool Indian :)
    2. Ted_Straub Ted_Straub, 3 years ago
      Thank you all for your loves of this beauty of a MC!
    3. Trey Trey, 3 years ago
      Your welcome :)
    4. Coopergirl Coopergirl, 3 years ago
      Quite impressive!
    5. Ted_Straub Ted_Straub, 3 years ago
      Thank you, Coopergirl! Even in its military livery, the Indian shows off its great design!
    6. Ted_Straub Ted_Straub, 3 years ago
      Thank you all for the loves you have given to this image......
    7. MALKEY MALKEY, 3 years ago
      fantastic love the image we use to ride a bsa i think in army livery up the railway lines in hazelrigg such fond exciting memory's
      thank you very much for sharing ted-straub

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