Tag Archives: Restoration

Madisonville Volunteer Fire Department Restoring Its Old Fire Truck

Working as a volunteer firefighter is a tough job. And over in Madisonville, having to deal with the Texas heat on top of accidents and fires makes cooling off a priority when crews return to the station. But in between the calls, volunteers take care of the Madisonville fleet of fire trucks, including a classic […]

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1963 Mack B813 Truck Restoration

Mack trucks were first used in Britain during World War I to move troops and supplies to the front lines. The trucks took on their K-9 trademark in 1917 when British soldiers, impressed with the trucks’ ruggedness, used the British mascot as inspiration, calling the pugnacious vehicles “Bulldog Macks.” Eventually becoming America’s workhorses, Mack trucks […]

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