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« on: May 17, 2017, 07:35:02 pm »


The 7th Annual Wagons for Warriors event is Memorial Day weekend in Lebanon, Missouri.  It's the largest gathering of chuckwagons around.  32 wagon's are attending this year.  The wagons will be on display and cooking for the ticket holders, Saturday, May 27th.   Western Movie/TV star and Artist, Buck Taylor will be attending both Friday and Saturday.   Our wagon crew consists of retired Law Dawgs.  2 of us are Texas Troopers, 1 is a Kansas Trooper and 3 are City Officers from Delaware.   We made a special bottom rocker for our wagon sign to honor Buck Taylor's line in Tombstone.   "Law And Order Every Time That's Us"





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« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2017, 09:52:51 pm »

Oh man, I want to go!  Unfortunately,  I'm over 2000 miles away. I met Buck once (I call him "Buck" like we're friends) and I'd love to chat with him again. I'd buy a sketch and get him to sign it with his "law and order" line.  I'd better stop thinking about what I'm missing, but thanks for letting me do a little dreaming...

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« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2017, 10:43:32 pm »

Oh man, I want to go!  Unfortunately,  I'm over 2000 miles away. I met Buck once (I call him "Buck" like we're friends) and I'd love to chat with him again. I'd buy a sketch and get him to sign it with his "law and order" line.  I'd better stop thinking about what I'm missing, but thanks for letting me do a little dreaming...

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I brought the chuckwagon to one of his art events in Desoto, Texas a few years ago.  He signed a print with his Law & Order line.  He's a very nice guy.  I'll post a few photos of the W4W event.  It's a shame you're so far away. 
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« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2017, 10:46:18 pm »

Thanks! I'm looking forward to the pictures.

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« Reply #4 on: May 18, 2017, 05:25:57 am »

ME too...want to go.... sadly distance is the bugaboo...

I worked on location with "Buck" several times ,  Alamo 13 days to Glory , Gettysburg , Rough Riders, Gods & Generals & Comanche Moon....

It was actually "Houston the legend of Texas"  I was on,  while his 13 Days of Glory was filming both were sharing my
Alamo the Price of Freedom set.  The two film companies kinda co-mingled a day or two till "Houston" moved to its next location at Mud Creek.



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« Reply #5 on: May 18, 2017, 03:34:00 pm »

Stocked the wagon for the Missouri trip with a little bit of Texas!



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« Reply #6 on: May 18, 2017, 03:41:32 pm »

Good Luck on Y'all 's trip. Look like your stocked up prety good! ,,DT
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« Reply #7 on: May 18, 2017, 04:11:44 pm »

Good Luck on Y'all 's trip. Look like your stocked up prety good! ,,DT

Thanks!  We're stocked pretty well.   One bottle is for our wagon, one for a North Carolina wagon and one for a Missouri wagon.  They requested Lone Star longnecks too.  I feel like a bootlegger Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: May 18, 2017, 06:24:41 pm »

It looks like one bottle has been sampled.  Just to make sure that it's genuine, I suppose... Grin

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« Reply #9 on: May 18, 2017, 06:41:39 pm »

It looks like one bottle has been sampled.  Just to make sure that it's genuine, I suppose... Grin

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Good eye!   It required quality control inspection prior to crossing state lines Smiley
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« Reply #10 on: May 21, 2017, 04:01:36 pm »

I' would like to have taken my wagon up there and cooked but all my help has left me.Family  and kids take up all their time.
Probably just ought to sell it.
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« Reply #11 on: May 21, 2017, 08:52:02 pm »

I' would like to have taken my wagon up there and cooked but all my help has left me.Family  and kids take up all their time.
Probably just ought to sell it.


The event is always Memorial Day weekend.  Some wagons start showing up as early as Thursday.   The fellowship between the wagon crews is why folk come early. 

You should put a crew together and come next year.  There's always plenty of help for unloading and reloading.   Visit the Wagons for Warriors facebook page.  It's full of photos and information.  Last I heard, 32 wagons will be at this years event. 
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« Reply #12 on: May 22, 2017, 09:16:53 pm »

Darn, I'm only a half hour away, but still will be working 6 days a week until at least the second weekend of June.
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« Reply #13 on: May 23, 2017, 10:01:43 am »

Darn, I'm only a half hour away, but still will be working 6 days a week until at least the second weekend of June.

That's a shame!  A lot of the wagon's will be setting up all day Friday.  Even though the cooking event is Saturday, many people stop by Friday to look at the wagons and visit with the wagon crews.  Come after you get off work and visit.  We'll at least have coffee on the fire.
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« Reply #14 on: May 27, 2017, 05:57:29 pm »

Well, I just came home after work. The way the weather was, it was probably a lot like the scene in "Open Range" where they're sitting beside the chuck wagon trying to stay dry under an itty bitty tarp.
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« Reply #15 on: May 29, 2017, 10:03:47 am »

Well, I just came home after work. The way the weather was, it was probably a lot like the scene in "Open Range" where they're sitting beside the chuck wagon trying to stay dry under an itty bitty tarp.

As soon as the event ended, all hell broke out.  Tornado sirens were going off.  We just finished loading the wagon on the trailer before the high winds and driving rain hit us.   Everyone ran for shelter.  During the storm, our cowboy teepee was knocked down.  That was the only damage we sustained.  One broken wood pole wasn't bad at all.   
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« Reply #16 on: May 29, 2017, 10:17:04 am »

The 7th Annual Wagons For Warriors Double R Chuckwagon's " Law Dawg Crew”. L-R. Capt. Steven Getek, Dover Delaware PD, Trooper Steve Rodina, Kansas Highway Patrol, Detective Kathy Getek, Milford Delaware PD, Actor/Artist Buck Taylor, Texas Special Rangers Larry Adams and Rick Smith.


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« Reply #17 on: May 29, 2017, 11:50:33 am »

That's a great picture!  (Except for the storm) I'm sorry I missed it!

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« Reply #18 on: May 29, 2017, 12:30:35 pm »

That's a great picture!  (Except for the storm) I'm sorry I missed it!

CC Griff

I'm sorry you did too.  We'll be there next year with the coffee on!
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« Reply #19 on: June 01, 2017, 11:52:13 am »

Our "Law Dawg Wagon Camp.

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« Reply #20 on: June 01, 2017, 03:22:27 pm »

A fine looking camp . And for a great cause . ,,DT
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« Reply #21 on: June 04, 2017, 01:36:39 pm »

A fine looking camp . And for a great cause . ,,DT

Thanks DT!
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« Reply #22 on: June 04, 2017, 01:58:10 pm »

I love zooming in and checking out all the details. If I'm not mistaken, that's an Arbuckle's sugar bag.

Let me know if you want me to photoshop those igloo coolers and such out of the photo. Wink
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« Reply #23 on: June 05, 2017, 06:15:59 pm »

I love zooming in and checking out all the details. If I'm not mistaken, that's an Arbuckle's sugar bag.

Let me know if you want me to photoshop those igloo coolers and such out of the photo. Wink

Good eye!   Yes, it is an Arbuckle Sugar sack.  We have an original Arbuckle Sugar and Arbuckle Coffee crate on the wagon too.
   
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« Reply #24 on: June 05, 2017, 08:25:13 pm »

Good eye!   Yes, it is an Arbuckle Sugar sack.  We have an original Arbuckle Sugar and Arbuckle Coffee crate on the wagon too.
   

Jealous! I just tracked down an Arbuckle's sugar sack of my own, but it's horribly faded. Yours looks to be in amazing condition. Where do you find all of these great relics for your wagon?
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