Tank inventor’s medals donated to museum

Two medals recently donated to Dorset’s Tank Museum belonged to the man without whom the tank might never have existed. Walter Gordon Wilson possessed the creative mind that led to the tracks of the first tanks running right around their distinctive rhomboid shape.

Crackpot concept car to fly at auction

A bizarre ‘Ecomobile’ that was essentially an enclosed motorcycle and was designed by a madcap Swiss inventor is to go under the hammer at auction. Only 89 of the bizarre contraptions were ever made and the driver had to put down its stabilisers every time the machine came to rest. When Jeremy Clarkson got his huge frame inside one for … Read More