Manhattan Project TV Series Seeks Period Vehicles

1940s Plymouth. Courtesy/

Staff Report

WGNAmerica is coming to New Mexico to shoot a 13-episode TV drama series entitled “Manhattan” that takes place in Los Alamos in the year 1943.

The show will be filmed in and around Santa Fe starting in March.

Producers are looking for all types of vehicles that would photograph as original and fit into the everyday scene of Los Alamos in 1943. The project is seeking civilian sedans, pickups, farm flatbeds, everyday service vehicles such as panel and box trucks, any period buses and 1940-1943 non-tactical military vehicles and equipment.

Those interested in participating should call 505.266.2006 or 801.597.4337. Pictures of vehicles can be emailed to