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Luxury trains used to run on paper wheels

"You're like a train with paper wheels" - this sounds like an insult, doesn't it? However, train wheels made from paper actually...

Why grain auger is always on the left side of the combine harvester?

Combine harvesters are marvelous machines and they have many interesting features. For example, have you ever noticed that pretty much every combine...

Why trucks and buses have different side mirrors?

Have you ever noticed that buses (coaches if you want that level of precision) and trucks have different side mirrors? Buses used...

Bollinger made the world’s first all-electric chassis-cab truck platform

Bollinger Motors is yet another new electric car company. How many of these startups have we already seen? Well, Bollinger at least...

Why do some forklifts have white tires?

Most tires are black. However, if you ever happen to pass by some sort of a warehouse, you might notice that some...

Why some old tractors have their front wheels close together? What was the advantage...

If you like old machinery, you might have noticed that some old tractors have odd front axles - they are so narrow that front...

One of the rarest Volkswagens in the world – you’ve probably never heard of...

Volkswagen is one of the biggest names in automative industry. Volkswagen cars are sold everywhere and everyone knows them. However, you've probably have never...

Plattenwagen is a surprisingly important Volkswagen vehicle that no one remembers

Volkswagen is one of the biggest automotive companies in the world and it has millions of fans, who adore the long history of the...

What is this tractor doing? What was its actual original function?

Farming is what feeds us all, yet, most people know nothing about it. It's a shame, because farming equipment is more than just some boring...

Why this funny-looking tractor has only three wheels? (Video)

Most tractors have four wheels. That is a standard configuration and deviations from it can only be found in history. However, there are exceptions...

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