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A Boy And His Toys In 1926

The Mack AC was the truck that really put the company on the map. Introduced in 1916, the AC was nicknamed the Bulldog by British troops that encountered them during WWI. The name stuck, and later Mack designed a Bulldog Mascot that has been standing proud on Mack trucks to the present day. This young…

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Australian Pioneer

Donald James Harkness was a pioneer in the Australian automotive and aeronautical industries, a racing driver and also record breaker. He was born in Leichhardt, NSW in December 1898. On leaving school he became an apprentice in general engineering. At the age of 20 he secured employment at J. C. Hillier’s garage at Drummoyne and…

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A 1924 Automobile Fit For A Champion.

Boxing Champion Jack Dempsey behind the wheel of a very special McFarlan roadster. This was the type of car that a star like himself was seen out on the road in during the beginning of the roaring 20s. In 1921 they introduced this huge and impressive twin-valve six {4-per Cylinder} with triple ignition producing some…

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Maxwell Factory Racer

A 1910 Maxwell factory race car driven by Tommy Costello. The Maxwell-Briscoe Motor Company had built a state of the art factory in New Castle, Indiana in 1907. This photo was taken at the New Castle Fairgrounds Speedway in 1910. Gene Ingram who kindly shares this great photo from his collection with us mentions that he has found newspaper…

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