An Entertaining & Informative Vintage Automobile Internet Magazine

All Steamed Up…..

Hollywood Actress Mary Carlisle powdering her face on an MGM prop that still exists to this day. It is a very well turned out, hand crafted Locomotive replica. The boiler and nose along with train accessories were installed on a passenger car body and chassis.

  4 Comments      Read More  

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…

  1 Comment      Read More  

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…

  1 Comment      Read More