Galil

The Israeli Galil began life in a similar way to the rifle which was its ancestor, the AK47. The AK47 was created by Mikhail Kalashnikov when he was taken out of action by a shoulder wound in 1941 and other wounded soldiers commented to him that the Soviet Army could not provide a rifle per ...

Morgan 4-4 Series 1 Roadster

The Morgan 4-4 was the Morgan Motor Company's first foray into building four wheeled automobiles. The models made by the company prior to the 1935 debut of the 4-4 were all three wheeled cycle-cars with two wheels at the front and one at the rear. The choice of the three wheeled configuration was to take ...

White Model 706 Yellowstone Park Tour Bus

That the White Model 706 tour bus is an eye catching design should surprise no-one. The Model 706 was designed by Ukrainian immigrant Alexis de Sakhnoffsky who had previously designed fashionable automobile coachwork in Europe before coming to the United States and creating the 1929 Cord L-29 along with other work for Auburn. Sakhnoffsky's eye ...

Mack AB “C” Cab Stake Bed

Mack are to trucks what Harley Davison are to motorcycles. They are an iconic American manufacturer and they started out around the same time that Bill Harley and the Davidson brothers were building basic motorcycles to make it easier to go fishing. Mack was started by brothers Jack and Gus Mack back in 1900 when ...

Ross Rifle

In the period after the American Civil War the situation in Europe was changing rapidly with the unification of the German States into a united country which also marked a period of the rapid industrialization in Germany and by the 1890's the building of the German Navy as a force to be equal to the ...

Early Style Winchester M1895

The Winchester M1895 was John M Browning's last lever action rifle design and it was the design that moved away from the limitations of the tubular magazine that required the use of round nose or flat nose bullets to one that could use pointed spitzer bullets. In this transition period from black powder to smokeless ...

Lithgow Arms F90 and Atrax

The establishment of the small arms factory in the Australian town of Lithgow was originally motivated by a realization by Australia's colonists that the world is actually not a "safe space" and that being dependent on supply of arms from Britain, which was a very long sea voyage away, was not wise. Lithgow was a ...