It’s New (Jun, 1955)
WORLD’S LARGEST vehicle on rubber tires is 274-ft. six-sectioned LeTourneau Sno-Freighter. made for Alaskan snow trails.
BOY’S BRAINCHILD is 14-year-old Sherwood Fuehrer’s robot which lifts, lights up. says, “I am Gismo,” may soon be walking.
MOTORISTS’ DELIGHT is new parking center in downtown San Francisco. Curving ramps take 1.200 cars to or from spaces.
DUMMY’S CHILBLAINS are checked by engineer at Republic Aviation’s 65 below “cold box” to test new jet ejection seat.
ATOMIC CLOCK measures tiny amounts of energy given off by ammonia gas. Accurate timepiece was invented by Charles Townes.
CLIFFDWELLER’S FIREPLACE revolves in all directions, provides central heating for small apartments. Knoll Int. designed it.
“DICK TRACT’ wrist radio developed by the Army Signal Corps picks up broadcasts 40 miles away, operates in 1,000-1.500 kc.
WORLD’S FIRST remote controlled helicopter developed by Kaman Aircraft is flown by ground pilot, has safety pilot aboard.
CONVICT VOLUNTEER of Illinois State Pen. has breath tested by technician to measure the radon absorbed from prison water.
TICKET MACHINE in New York’s Grand Central Station prints tickets for 60 stations and returns correct change.
THREE-WAY CAMERA invented by Samuel Noble has revolving back, uses any of three types of 35mm film loaded.
XB1 ECONOMY CAR. product of Borah Motors. uses a two-cylinder, air-cooled. 26.8 hp Kohler engine, delivers 60 mph, 35 mpg.
DREAM STUDIES are used by Sam Solomon to gain knowledge while he sleeps. A speaker in pillow relays a tape-recorded lesson.
UNIQUE HANGAR was devised by Convair to house their XFY-1 “Pogo”—vertical takeoff plane. The tepee has two hinged halves.
HYPNOSIS MACHINE, demonstrated by inventor Neil Satter, uses an electronic light-sound cycle. It has helped insomniacs.
NEW DIESEL multi-purpose service unit is used to tow. start heat, cool, etc.. jet and propeller planes, is shown leaving C-119.
GEM OF A MAP was assembled by Henry Hasbach, Glenside, Calif., is mosaic of polished gem stones, weighs a hefty 20 lbs.
MIDGET CAR, the German Kleinschnittger, carries four and luggage, can do 62 mph, weighs 600 pounds. It will sell for $821.