1963 Mack B813 Truck Restoration

Mack trucks were first used in Britain during World War I to move troops and supplies to the front lines. The trucks took on their K-9 trademark in 1917 when British soldiers, impressed with the trucks’ ruggedness, used the British mascot as inspiration, calling the pugnacious vehicles “Bulldog Macks.” Eventually becoming America's workhorses, Mack trucks were instrumental in building America's infrastructure. When President Eisenhower signed the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956, construction began on the Interstate Highway System, which has also been called “the greatest public works project in history.”

Sources : http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/national-geographic-channel/shows/americas-lost-treasures/ngc-mack-daddy-of-trucks/ and http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/channel/americas-lost-treasures/wilmington-delaware-treasures-pictures/#/mack-truck_54658_600x450.jpg

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