1918 Mack AC 5 1/2 Ton truck; Mack Brothers Company; 1918; 2015.329

Name/Title

1918 Mack AC 5 1/2 Ton truck

About this object

Year: 1918
Make: Mack
Model: AC 5 1/2 Ton
Serial No: 1131867
Engine Make: Mack
Engine Model: 40 HP
In3: 471
This truck was originally sold to the US Army. After the First World War it was sold by the US Military and returned to one of the Mack Truck factories and converted to a fire engine for the Baltimore Maryland Fire Department.
When we stripped this truck to restore, it showed very little wear in the mechanical parts which indicates it obviously has done very little work during the time it was in service.
We purchased this truck from Ron Carey, a Mack enthusiast in Calgary, Canada in July 2006 and completed the restoration in February 2008.

Maker

Mack Brothers Company

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1918

Place Made

United States of America

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, transport, truck

Credit Line

From the collection of Bill Richardson Transport World

Object Type

Transport, motor vehicle, truck

Object number

2015.329

Copyright Licence  

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