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It was wrecked in a traffic accident early in 1941, sent back to Butler and disassembled.
The mechanical pieces were probably incorporated into the Bantam Mark II's that were then in production.
Montreal’s Protestant residents were given the opportunity to move their loved ones’ remains to the St. Over the next few years as the old city cemeteries were sold off for development, people scrambled to transfer remains before they were built over.
One of those people was fur trader and successful entrepreneur James Mc Gill, best known today as the founder of Mc Gill University.
1940 Bantam Pilot Using the term that has become generic in the English language, this is the undisputed first "jeep." Built by the American Bantam Car Company of Butler, Pennsylvania, it was delivered to Camp Holabird, Maryland, on September 23, 1940.
The first vehicle of a 70-vehicle contract, "Old Number One" was tested thoroughly and then spent the rest of its short life as a demo vehicle.
Legend has it that the unusable body sections were buried along with a pile of scrap on the Bantam grounds. BY4112 4 cyl 112cid 45bhp @ 3,500 rpm Torque 86 lbs-ft @ 1800 rpm Transmission 3 speed synchromesh Warner Gear T84 Transfer case Spicer Dana 18 two speed Gear Shift Floor mounted Axles Spicer Dana 4.88:1 23-2 rear, Dana 25 front Wheelbase 80 inches Weight 1,840 lbs, 1940 Bantam BRC 60 The Bantam BRC-60 (or Mark II) was the first revision of the Bantam pilot model.