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They were to promote GM's technologies in the Parade of Progress.
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They were rolling exhibits taken around the country. Apparently they didn't have very good brakes, a couple were lost on curvy, hilly roads. The coolest thing I think is the way the driver gets up to the cockpit!
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They were rolling exhibits taken around the country. Apparently they didn't have very good brakes, a couple were lost on curvy, hilly roads. The coolest thing I think is the way the driver gets up to the cockpit!
The one that was rear ended and taken out of service, and never repaired is the one that is in Sweden today
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History Saw a Futurliner that was a flatbed tow today - THE H.A.M.B.

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