R.G. LeTourneau’s TC-497, or the Overland Train MkII, never saw production outside of one unit. It was the most engineered out of all of the Overland Trains. The model MkII seen below was one of the first steps in testing the S-curve ability of the design. This model was electrified and tested. You can see the toy Jeep for scale.
As part of researching "The Overland Trains Project," I have been able to take use some of my technical background…Continue Reading
The Overland Train Mark II concept began in 1955. While the Mark II was the last of the Overland Trains…Continue Reading
LeTourneau Overland Trains used a variety of American made parts and materials. Companies used their contributions to help America fight…Continue Reading