A symbol of Americana, Ford trucks have outsold every other vehicle in US history with the F-150 model reigning as king. The 1982 Ford F-150 was the first model to feature the now iconic blue Ford oval emblem on the grille. This model year also introduced a stronger frame, which would underpin this series for about 15 years.
Created for the United States Postal Service, the Grumman LLV is the most common delivery vehicle for postal deliveries in North America. Entering service in 1987, the LLV (Long Life Vehicle) can carry up to 1,000 lbs. of cargo.
The Duesenberg Model J, powered by a 265 horse power engine, was the fastest and most expensive American automobile on the market when it was first produced. At that time a marketing slogan stated, “The only car that can pass a Duesenberg is another Duesenberg”.
Was produced for the American market by The DeLorean Motor Company in Belfast, Northern Ireland from 1981 to 1983. This sleek angular car featured gull-wing doors and an unpainted brushed stainless steel body. It was immortalized as the DeLorean time machine in the Back to the Future movie franchise.
This was Packard’s flagship. It was the car positioned to take on the best from Cadillac and Lincoln throughout the depths of the Great Depression. It was named for its 12 cylinder engine, which was ideal to power Packard’s top model.
Is a family of electric trams built between 1923 and 1956. In total 752 trams were built. A small fleet continues to operate on the tramway network of Melbourne. The W-class tram has become a cultural icon and those that remain in Melbourne are classified by the National Trust of Australia.
The San Francisco cable car system is the world's last manually operated system in the US and is among the most famous tourist attractions in the city along with Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf. Cable cars operate on two routes from downtown near Union Square to Fisherman's Wharf and a third route along California Street.
Fire engines are specifically designed to fight fires and often include a larger telescopic-ladder mounted on a turntable at the back of the truck's chassis. Most also include a water tank with an onboard pump, a fire hose, an aerial ladder and multiple ground ladders.
Is a crane that is mounted on top of a tracked vehicle. They all feature large counterweights set on the back of the crane that allows them to lift and move very heavy loads without tipping over. Their lifting capacity ranges from 30 to 3000 tons.
Is a simple open vehicle with two very large driving wheels on an axle below and slightly behind a single seat with the engine in front of the driver and two steerable wheels below the engine compartment. This basic design has remained unchanged for many years.
The Steam Locomotive is a train that produces its power from a steam engine. The train must carry its water either in the locomotive itself or in an attached car behind the locomotive. The steam is produced by burning coal, wood or oil. Steam engines dominated railway transportation from the early 19th century through the middle of the 20th century.