T137 Power Wagons - What's New
T137 Whats New
New Cover Photo December 26th, 2005
Cover photo of Clint Dixon's 1947 WDX. Photo courtesy of Clint Dixon.
Power Wagon Forum Archives December 24th, 2005
Added Power-Wagon Forum 192 to the Power-Wagon Forum Archives page.
Power Wagon Color Schemes December 15th, 2005
Steve Pellock sent me a list of color schemes he compiled with Todd Somers and Clint Dixon. Thanks guys! 15Dec05:Update - Color Schemes temporarily taken offline pending new revisions
Power Wagon Forum Archives December 11th, 2005
Added Power-Wagon Forum 191 to the Power-Wagon Forum Archives page.
Dodge Light-Duty Truck VIN Decoder (version 2.3.1.2) December 11th, 2005
Added decoding information for Dodge trucks up to D900 from 1958-1980.
Thanks again to Eric Bannerman for supplying the data.
Power Wagon Forum Archives November 30th, 2005
Added Power-Wagon Forum 190 to the Power-Wagon Forum Archives page.
Power Wagon Registry Modifications November 28th, 2005
Added sort by engine number and sort by date-modified options to the Search program.
New Cover Photo November 23rd, 2005
Cover photo of Clint Dixon's 1947 WDX. Photo courtesy of Spence and Junior.
Coppermine Photo Gallery Update November 23rd, 2005
Upgraded to version 1.4.2. Mail hack no longer needed, mail works by configuring SMTP fields. Re-applied the 'Display Link in the Info Box' hack by modifying displayimage.php.
Update November 25, 2005: Re-applied the 'show user thumbnails on main page' hack to index.php. Also turned on user-selectable themes and changed the default theme to Rainy Day.
Dodge Light-Duty Truck VIN Decoder (version 2.3.1) November 22nd, 2005
Added wheelbase and rating fields for 1970-1980 Dodge light-duty trucks.
Thanks again to Eric Bannerman for supplying the data.
Power Wagon Registry Modifications November 22nd, 2005
Added Fargo model F-3-PW-126 to the list of model choices in the Add and Edit programs. Thanks to Theoniel from South Africa, see his truck here: Fargo F-3-PW-126
Power Wagon Forum Archives November 20th, 2005
Added Power-Wagon Forum 189 to the Power-Wagon Forum Archives page.
Power Wagon Registry Modifications November 19th, 2005
Added Fargo model F-C1-PW6-126 to the list of model choices in the Add and Edit programs. Thanks to Rodney from AB, Canada, see his truck here: Fargo F-C1-PW6-126
Power Wagon Forum Archives November 2nd, 2005
Added Power-Wagon Forum 188 to the Power-Wagon Forum Archives page.
Clint Dixon Governor Page October 30th, 2005
Clint Dixon sent a photo of four governors and vintage governor literature for his governor page.
Registry Modifications October 30th, 2005
Added two new HP ratings to the Registry add and edit programs: 91@3600 NetHP, 101@3600 GrossHP. Thanks to Roger Mesenbrink for supplying these ratings.
New Cover Photo October 25th, 2005
Cover photo of Jim Murdock's Power Wagon at the Mid-Atlantic Power Wagon Rally hosted by Dave Horvath 7-9 Oct 2005. Photo courtesy of Preston Somers.
Power Wagon Forum Archives October 23rd, 2005
Added Power-Wagon Forum 187 to the Power-Wagon Forum Archives page.
New Photos - Photo Gallery October 23rd, 2005
Added new photos of the Mendon Fire Department, Mendon New York 1964, WM300 Fire Truck. Thanks to Greg in NY for these photos!
New Photos - Photo Gallery October 15th, 2005
Add photos of Brett Robb's 1958 W300M Swivel Frame Brush Power Wagon. Thanks Brett!
Power Wagon Forum Archives October 15th, 2005
Added Power-Wagon Forum 186 to the Power-Wagon Forum Archives page.
Power Wagon Forum Archives October 3rd, 2005
Added Power-Wagon Forum 185 to the Power-Wagon Forum Archives page.
Dodge Light-Duty Truck VIN Decoder (version 2.3) September 19th, 2005
Added 1939-1947 Dodge Light-Duty Trucks to the Dodge VIN decoder. The VIN Decoder should now decode vehicle identification numbers of Dodge Light-Duty (up to 1-Ton) Trucks (including 2WD models) manufactured from 1939-1980, excluding military models.
Thanks again to Eric Bannerman for supplying the information for the decoder from his extensive collection of Chrysler literature.
Homepage Modifications September 18th, 2005
Made some slight changes to the homepage of T137. Added some CSS elements to the sitetemplate.css file to implement link selector highlighting.
Power Wagon Forum Archives September 17th, 2005
Added Power-Wagon Forum 184 to the Power-Wagon Forum Archives page.
New Cover Photo September 12th, 2005
Vintage cover photo of a Pittsburgh Testing Laboratory Power-Wagon courtesy of Todd Somers and Craig Marks.
Todd Somers Web Page Update September 12th, 2005
Todd Somers sent more photos for his Blue Ridge Power Wagons web page including his home page photo of "Ole Yaller" next to his corn field. Todd has sent so many photos that his photo pages are now split into two pages!
Power Wagon Forum Archives September 1st, 2005
Added Power-Wagon Forum 183 to the Power-Wagon Forum Archives page.
Dodge Light-Duty Truck VIN Decoder (version 2.2) August 28th, 2005
With help from Eric Bannerman the Dodge VIN decoder, which is part of the Power-Wagon Registry, has been significantly modified to include all Dodge Light-Duty (up to 1-Ton) Trucks (including 2WD models) manufactured from 1948-1980, of course including the Power-Wagon from 1946.
Power Wagon Forum Archives August 22nd, 2005
Added Power-Wagon Forum 182 to the Power-Wagon Forum Archives page.
Vintage Turn Signals August 13th, 2005
Added 2 more Vintage Turn Signal pictures from Kevin Foust. See pictures 17f and 18f.
Power Wagon Forum Archives August 13th, 2005
Added Power-Wagon Forum 181 to the Power-Wagon Forum Archives page.
Power Wagon Registry Modifications August 7th, 2005
Added 3 Models to the Add, Edit, and Search programs:
Canadian Dodge Power Wagons:
DEX2-26: 1948-49 (existing)
DFX2-26: 1950
DGX2-26: 1951-53
DHX2-26: 1953
Thanks to Gerry M from Canada for prompting the research and to Eric Bannerman for providing the information.

Registry Modifications August 1st, 2005
Changed the Add, Edit, Thumbnail, and Resize scripts to make the full pathname to the images more portable. Full pathname is now defined in mysql_connect.php.
Power Wagon Forum Archives July 26th, 2005
Added Power-Wagon Forum 180 to the Power-Wagon Forum Archives page.
Power Wagon Registry Help Page - Other Engines Update July 16th, 2005

Added Plymouth truck engines from 1939-41 to the Registry Help Other Engines page courtesy of Eric Bannerman.
Power Wagon Forum Archives July 15th, 2005
Added Power-Wagon Forum 179 to the Power-Wagon Forum Archives page.
Power Wagon Forum Archives July 2nd, 2005
Added Power-Wagon Forum 178 to the Power-Wagon Forum Archives page.
Power Wagon Forum Archives June 20th, 2005
Added Power-Wagon Forum 177 to the Power-Wagon Forum Archives page.
Power Wagon Forum Archives June 1st, 2005
Added Power-Wagon Forum 176 to the Power-Wagon Forum Archives page.
Project C3-PW Journal Updates May 28th, 2005
Made some long overdue updates to my project C3-PW journal
1955 or 1956 Page Updated May 27th, 2005
Found another datestamp on my truck on the bellhousing. Also added Eric Bannerman's serial number breakdowns from a new manual he bought recently.

Clint Dixon Vintage Literature May 24th, 2005
Added a couple of photos to Clint's Vintage Photos page of his latest project - a post hole digger attachment.
Coppermine Photo Gallery Update May 24th, 2005
Permissions on userpics folders were not allowing new pic uploads to write to the folder, thanks to MikeD for alerting me to the problem.

Fixed display problem in the new Link display, was not displaying the full path name to the picture (missing cpg).

What's New Page Modifications May 21st, 2005
What's New feed is now generated using a GNU Licensed program called ListGarden. See the ListGarden web site for more information. So far it seems like a pretty good program.
Coppermine Photo Gallery Update May 21st, 2005
Upgraded to version 1.3.3. Reapplied the mail fix, show users albums thumbnails hack, and the footer display.
Power Wagon Forum Archives May 19th, 2005
Added Power-Wagon Forum 175 to the Power-Wagon Forum Archives page.
Vintage Turn Signals May 12th, 2005
Kevin Foust sent 9 new Vintage Turn Signal pictures. Getting so many neat pictures from Kevin that I had to add a second page also.
New Cover Photo May 13th, 2005
Vintage cover photo of a Pittsburgh Testing Laboratory Power-Wagon courtesy of Todd Somers
Power Wagon Forum Archives May 13th, 2005
Added Power-Wagon Forum 174 to the Power-Wagon Forum Archives page.
Power Wagon Forum Archives April 29th, 2005
Added Power-Wagon Forum 173 to the Power-Wagon Forum Archives page.
Power Wagon Forum Archives April 15th, 2005
Added Power-Wagon Forum 172 to the Power-Wagon Forum Archives page.
Power Wagon Forum Archives April 1st, 2005
Added Power-Wagon Forum 171 to the Power-Wagon Forum Archives page.
What's New Page Modifications April 1st, 2005
Changed the What's New page into a RSS feed. Converted the 2005 entries into the new format. Subscribe to this feed by clicking on the XML button at the top right corner of this page.
The 2004 entries are available on a link at the bottom of this page.

Technical explanation: The RSS What's New entries are in a single file called whatsnew.xml. A freeware program, rss2html.php, is used to convert the RSS file to HTML. The rss2html.php was modified to read the whatsnew.xml file and a template file, whatsnew.htm. rss2html.php was then renamed to whatsnew.php.
Power Wagon Forum Archives March 20th, 2005
Added Power-Wagon Forum 170 to the Power-Wagon Forum Archives page.
Registry Email Feature March 13th, 2005
Added an email feature to the Power-Wagon Registry programs that provides a method to contact an owner of a truck in the Registry without revealing the owners email address. Look for the "Send a Message to the owner of this truck" link under the detail portion of a Registry entry.
Vintage Turn Signals March 5th, 2005
Added more turn signal pictures from Kevin Foust.
Power Wagon Forum Archives March 5th, 2005
Added Power-Wagon Forum 169 to the Power-Wagon Forum Archives page.
Registry Modifications February 25th, 2005
Took suggestion from George Wellman and added a Make (Dodge, Fargo, DeSoto) field to the Power-Wagon Registry programs.
Power Wagon Forum Archives February 23rd, 2005
Added Power-Wagon Forum 168 to the Power-Wagon Forum Archives page.
Disclaimer Statement February 20th, 2005
Added a disclaimer statement to the Contact Page.
Registry Entry Change February 19th, 2005
Updated owner information in Power-Wagon Registry entry 83947901; new owner as of Feb 2004 is Bill in MA.
Registry Modifications February 19th, 2005
Added a few more privacy messages to the Power-Wagon Registry programs.
Power Wagon Forum Archives February 16th, 2005
Added Power-Wagon Forum 167 to the Power-Wagon Forum Archives page.
Vintage Turn Signals February 10th, 2005
Kevin Foust sent 12 new Vintage Turn Signal pictures
Registry Modifications February 9th, 2005
John Eickhof contributed the following color information to add to the color choices in the Power-Wagon Registry : Bell System Green (1954-1968) CC#C-3203-E, ACME Laquer #1641 and ACME Enamel #22-1641
Todd Somers Project C3-PW February 8th, 2005
Todd Somers sent some pictures taken on Feb 5, 2005 detailing his Crankshaft Pulley Replacement. Updated Todd's email address and changed the email links to graphic images.
Clint Dixon Vintage Literature February 7th, 2005
Clint Dixon contributed some great Dodge Power-Wagon vintage literature covering attachments for the farm and the Monroe Hydraulic Lift Kit. Vintage Dodge Power-Wagon Literature
Power Wagon Forum Archives February 6th, 2005
Added Power-Wagon Forum 166 to the Power-Wagon Forum Archives page.
Todd Somers Photo Gallery February 4th, 2005
Added a Photo Gallery for Todd Somers
Clint Dixon Photo Gallery February 3rd, 2005
Added a Photo Gallery for Clint Dixon.
Todd Somers Web Page Update January 30th, 2005
Todd Somers sent more photos for his Blue Ridge Power Wagons web page. Added one of Todd's photos to the T137 Home page.
Power Wagon Forum Archives January 30th, 2005
Added Power-Wagon Forum 165 to the Power-Wagon Forum Archives page.
Turn Signals Update January 25th, 2005
Added Tom Petroff's '47 WDX to the Turn Signals page to demonstrate his Arrow Signal-Stat and MoPar fog lights.
Registry Modifications January 24th, 2005
Added a Record ID to each entry in the Power-Wagon Registry. The Record ID gives each entry a unique number based on when the truck was entered. New trucks entered from now on will automatically get a Record ID. Modified the registry report programs to display the Record ID.
Power Wagon Forum Archives January 24th, 2005
Added Power-Wagon Forum 164 to the Power-Wagon Forum Archives page.
Registry Modifications January 18th, 2005
Added a new extensive Search and Report program to the registry. Features the ability to search on any field, select fields for display, and choose sorting options.
Registry Modifications January 15th, 2005
Made larger input fields for Options and Additional Info in the Power-Wagon Registry Add and Edit programs.
Power Wagon Forum Archives January 14th, 2005
Added Power-Wagon Forum 163 to the Power-Wagon Forum Archives page.
Power Wagon Forum Archives January 8th, 2005
Fixed a problem with the Power-Wagon Forum Archives. I had inadvertently copied the index from forum 162 to the archives home page.
Power Wagon Forum Archives January 6th, 2005
Added Power-Wagon Forum 162 to the Power-Wagon Forum Archives page.
Power Wagon Forum Archives January 5th, 2005
Added a Forum Archives Statistics box to the Power-Wagon Forum Archives page.
Power Wagon Forum Archives January 3rd, 2005
Added days and number of messages columns for each Forum Archive to the Power-Wagon Forum Archives page.