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Raymond Loewy and Streamline Moderne

A streamlined K4 steam locomotive that hauled the crack Pennsylvania Railroad train, the “Broadway Limited” and a 1938 Studebaker President. Both were styled by Raymond Loewy. What we know today as industrial design is generally acknowledged to have originated in Europe in the late 19th and early 20th century. However, it did not take long…

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The 1908 Hornsby Chain Track Tractor

The film above is quite interesting, as it shows an gasoline-powered-chain-drive automobile chassis (possibly a Panhard), used as the power plant for a tracked tractor. German captions where used in the film, as it was an advertisement to try to sell the vehicles in Germany. After bit of investigation it was found to be a Hornsby Chain…

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