This Amphibian Row-Mobile Travels Equally Well on Land or Water (Jul, 1929)

This Amphibian Row-Mobile Travels Equally Well on Land or Water

Land or water—it makes no difference to the passengers of this combination boat and automobile. The “amphibile” is propelled by the rowing motion of the occupants. The front wheels are used to steer both on land and in water.

5 comments
  1. MikeBurdoo says: March 4, 201110:39 am

    That “propeller” looks more like a side thruster.

  2. jayessell says: March 4, 201110:44 am

    This Amphibian Row-Mobile Travels Equally Well badly on Land or Water.
    Fixed that for you.

  3. Mitch says: March 4, 201110:56 am

    “Equally Well” I take to mean “Crappy No Matter What”. I’m pretty sure that’s the major reason we don’t see any of these today.

  4. Hirudinea says: March 4, 20115:57 pm

    “Stroke, stroke, stroke!”

    “Alex, what is ‘What the designer had before building this thing!?’”

  5. Paul says: March 13, 20111:12 pm

    With the price of gas these days, it may make a comeback!

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