Monday, January 14, 2019

8 cylinder Amilcar

Normally sold as a bare chassis, the 2330 cc inline 8 cyl. Amilcar was sold from 1929 to 1932. The Depression finished off the company in 1934.

Thanks, Rolf

We stilll make things in this country, Steelcase Furniture

RCAF on patrol

Sunday, January 13, 2019

Friday, January 11, 2019

First Mosquito at Downsview. 1942

 The radiator is built into the leading edge of the wing between engine and and fuselage. The rad consisted of glycol cooler, oil cooler and cabin heater built into one block. 
Stuart Howe, De Havilland Mosquito, An illustrated History, Crécy Publishing, 1999
The construction of the first De Havilland Mosquito was done in great secrecy in Bay 3 at Downsview. This was the first actual photograph taken and shown publicly. This was the first of 1133 Mosquito cnstructed in Toronto. Two Avro Ansons (of 375 also built there) are in the background.

Boone kitchen cupboards, 1924

Designed by 369 Women!
Campbell-Smith-Ritchie, Lebanon, Indiana.