Mack Heritage Center: Celebrating an American Success Story

The Mack® Heritage Center highlights more than a century of Mack history. From the early days to the evolution of the company as a leader in the trucking industry, everything you ever wanted to know about a Mack truck can be found here.

Brothers Jack, Gus and William Mack built their first successful vehicle in 1900: a 24-horsepower, 13-passenger bus with a 4-cylinder engine. Named the Manhattan, the bus carried sightseers around Brooklyn’s Prospect Park for eight years and racked up a million miles of service before being retired The success of the bus established Mack’s reputation for building reliable and durable products – a reputation that continues today.