• Truck Rewind: 1949 NAMI-012 Steam Powered Truck – Russia Was a Tough Mother

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    The 1949 NAMI-012 Steam Engine Truck was built specifically to counter the lack of affordable oil-based fuels. Russia/the USSR was cash-strapped after World War II and rebuilding the country without vehicles that can haul was unthinkable. Unfortunately, with much of the government's budget going towards their nuclear weapons research (Russia's