Amazing Restored 1966 Footage of Big Red Turbine Truck from Ford Archives

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Published on 1 Apr 2021, 15:20
After The Drive located Ford's original "Big Red" experimental turbine-powered truck, which had been lost for decades, Ford Motor Company digitized and restored a documentary film about the futuristic semi (circa 1966). Thanks to Ford for releasing this cool piece of history from the archives!

"The whole world is on the threshold of a golden age in transportation."

"Fast-moving orchestral theme with atmosphere of activity." The Queen's Hall Light Orchestra conducted by Kenneth Alwyn. 1961. Chappell Recorded Music.

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