The May 1955 edition of Mechanic Popular (Popular Mechanics) featured an original painting you might find familiar. This cover image is a one of a kind Tournatrain painting. If you search for the American Popular Mechanics of the same date, you will find a completely different cover – no Tournatrain. I will talk more about this cover and painting in the Overland Trains book. Until then, enjoy!
A critical part of any newly developed machine is testing. On April 3, 1954, the VC-12 Tournatrain, R.G.'s successor to…Continue Reading