Railroad tunnel with tracks
North America

North American railway companies

The time used to cross the vast expanse of North America was greatly reduced after North American railway companies began building tracks across prairies and mountain ranges. United States of America Illinois Central Railroad New York Central Railroad Indicted for breaking Inter-State Commerce laws together with Pennsylvania Railroad, Vacuum Oil Company and Standard Oil in […]

The Rolls Royce engined Vickers VR-180 tracked tractor

Vickers Limited

Vickers Limited built a large variety of products. Church bells, airships, jet planes, machine guns and Rolls Royce engined caterpillar tracked tractors, just to mention a few. The company started back in 1828, as a foundry, and one of their early successes were their church bells. The Vickers church bells were cast in iron, not […]