AUTO “STAGE” DEPOT HAS COMFORTS OF BIG HOTEL
To provide comfortable waiting rooms for patrons, and furnish employes with proper quarters, an automobile transport company in the west has built a depot with accommodations that rival those found in modern hotels.
So, apparently in 1931, tuning a car radio was even more dangerous than texting is today. Also, Google Chrome, even with enhanced Google suggestion based spell checking, does not understand the word “texting“.
NEW RADIO SET WORKS IN YOUR CAR OR HOME
A radio set that can be carried about like a suit case is designed for the convenience of fans who do not want to miss favorite programs while motoring.
While it makes a certain sense for the president of a company that makes hearses to drive a station wagon I really wish he’d drove a tricked out hearse.
There’s Lots of Station Wagon in this 21-foot, 12-passenger job in which rear-seat occupants ride sitting backwards. Seats and walls are covered with two-tone leather. The carpeting is inch-thick, turquoise wool chenille. The car is air-conditioned, and recessed in one wall is a completely fitted beverage cabinet.
NEW on the ROAD
De-icing Fluid clears sleet and frost from your windshield. You just squeeze the flexible Bakelite atomizer and the liquid is forced out in a fine spray. It turns frost into slush which your windshield wiper can quickly clear away. Birma Mfg. Company, Buffalo 14, New York.
The key to a good electric tractor is to sup-supply the current.
THE Soviet Union increasingly widens the application of electric power to agriculture. The large network of electric power stations has made it possible to use electricity in running tractors, and other agricultural machines.
The photo shows an electric caterpillar tractor. Above the tractor cabin is mounted a drum for the cable that sup-supplies the current.
A Mobile Home — The Latest Innovation
HIS home on wheels, mounted upon a 1-1/2-ton truck chassis, is the newest thing in the motor world.
This type of unit provides ample room within for complete equipment but is much more easily handled and parked than the regular trailers, inasmuch as it is unified.
I just like the word “Shellubrication”
Faster Service is the idea behind this new streamlined service station, designed by Shell after surveying dealers and the public. The pump is scaled down to 54″ high, about two feet lower than the usual pump, so as not to obstruct customers’ view of display room. Sales recording device is at driver’s eye level. Hose is 18 feet long. Service room is designed for complete lubrication job by operator without his taking more than 6 steps from the car.