“FLIVVER” Expedition Crosses Dreaded Desert
Using three Ford cars with special truck bodies, an expedition headed by Maj. Ralph Bagnold of the British Army recently crossed the Libyan desert, stretching westward from the Nile River in Egypt. Members of the party are shown above. Note the tubes in the radiator tops, in which steam from boiling radiators is condensed and saved.
Eight Wheeled Armored Car Is Equipped With Wireless
THE Tank Corps of the British army has recently adopted an armored car which is equipped with eight wheels and a long distance wireless sending and receiving set.
Motor Car Dragons Help Earn a Living for Their Owners
TERRIFYING in aspect and noisy enough to wake the dead is the dragon wagon built by Fred Jolly, Indianapolis airplane designer. Jolly is solving his unemployment problem by becoming a modern town crier.
Compact… yet roomy – that’s English!
And it’s got real FORD “go”!
Compare its low price with any other leading import!
Slip easily through traffic, park in places most cars must pass by. Yet four people ride in comfort. For further information write:
Imported Car Sales, Ford Motor Co., 34 Exchange Place, Jersey City 2, N. J.
Made in England for Ford Motor Co., Dearborn, Mich. Sold and serviced in the U. S. by its selected dealers.
English Ford Line.
AUTO RACING MUST BE OUTLAWED!
BY SENATOR RICHARD L. NEUBERGER
with Lester David
IT happened recently in my home State of Oregon: A car driven by a young automobile race driver hurtled out of control at Portland Speedway and crashed into a retaining wall. Don Porter, father of four small children and himself only 31, died violently.
OUR EXCITING NEW FIRE ENGINES!
Amazing super pumpers, aerial ladders, and telescoping “Snorkles” are aiding the fight against fire!
By Ross R. Olney
THE whining scream of a fire engine is one of the most chilling sounds on earth. Who hasn’t thrilled to the siren sound, looked up in dread as the engine raced past, and then perhaps started running to where black clouds of smoke billow up into the air, shot through with tongues of scarlet flame?
Straw Hat Autos for Hot Climes
IN THE torrid Madeira Islands, automobiles have donned straw hats to provide the last word in comfort for motorists. Experimenters there have found that woven straw is much less heat absorbing than the customary metal cover, and so have equipped their cars with an overall sheathing of this airy material.