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1919 Mills Busy Bee.  J.A. Mills of Mansfield, England, built this car himself for his own personal use. Powered by a 6 horsepower AJS V-twin,the body is plywood and held on with only 10 bolts. It seats one and has a three-speed transmission that drives the lone rear wheel. It’s a lot like a Morgan of the time.

1919 Mills Busy Bee. J.A. Mills of Mansfield, England, built this car himself for his own personal use. Powered by a 6 horsepower AJS V-twin,the body is plywood and held on with only 10 bolts. It seats one and has a three-speed transmission that drives the lone rear wheel. It’s a lot like a Morgan of the time.

New York Central Line's 'Commodore Vanderbilt'.  The fasted stream-lined steam (coal powered) locomotive in 1937, but beaten in speed trials by electric trains before the paint was even dry.

New York Central Line's 'Commodore Vanderbilt'. The fasted stream-lined steam (coal powered) locomotive in but beaten in speed trials by electric trains before the paint was even dry.

The Pennsylvania Railroad GG1 was an icon of railroading. The traction motor got it’s power through pantagraphs which were raised to contact the 11,000 volt catenary which was strung above the track. There were 139 GG1 units built from 1934 to 1943. Styled by Westinghouse industrial designer Donald Roscoe Dohner and refined by famed designer Raymond Loewy, the GG1 was an attractive machine. The GG1 could generate up to 8,000 HP and was designed to pull passenger trains up to 100 MPH.

The Pennsylvania Railroad was an icon of railroading. The traction motor got it’s power through pantagraphs which were raised to contact the volt catenary which was strung above the track. There were 139 units built from 1934 to Style