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1917 Ford Model T Ambulance

It took three long years.

But the Michigan Military Heritage Museum in Grass Lake has a new prize exhibit — a 1917 Ford Model T restored to look like a World War I-era ambulance.

The ambulance arrived at the museum on Wednesday, Aug. 26 and Board Member Scott Gerych couldn’t be happier.

“It’s amazing,” he said. “I was stunned.”

A replica of the vehicle was the only option –there are no ambulances left from the era. The project cost about $28,000 to complete, volunteer Mike Coppernoll said. The frame and motor are the only parts of the vehicle that are original. The rest was built.

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