Into Thin Air: The Maxwell Tractor

The much-heralded Maxwell tractor failed to materialize after its 1918 debut.

One-ton truck ad
The Maxwell 1-ton truck was described in glowing terms in The Automobile (Feb. 8, 1917): “The 1-ton truck is the result of the best thought and the best effort that an efficient organization is able to put into it.”
Image courtesy Bill Vossler