COAL BURNING CAR - 1932 Philadelphia inventor and furnace grate maker George Mershon demonstrates his new automobile that runs on coal getting 100 miles on just a few pounds of the fuel which he loads into the car's furnace.
VERTICAL PARKING STRUCTURE - 1932 Chicago, Illinois becomes the site for the first one-of-a-kind vertical parking structure. Cars are driven into cages and lifted up ferris wheel fashion on rotating conveyor belts while a parking attemdant works the controls.
UNUSUAL CAR RIDE OVER RIVER - 1932 C.W. West of Barlow, Oregon gives campers and swimmers a one-of-a-kind ride with a car that runs on a cable bridge over the Pudding River. People pay a dime to enjoy the great view and leap out for a swim too.
AUTO RACING ACCIDENT - 1932 Auto racing season opens in Roby, Indiana with a spectacular crash as Dick Kroger and Bill Brooks collide. The dust clears on Kroger's flattened car as people rush to his assistance and carry him to an ambulance. The judges abruptly terminate the race leaving Billy Arnold in the lead.
PIKES PEAK AUTO RACE - 1932 Careening at breakneck speed over hairpin twists and turns auto racer Glen Schultz sets a new record as he captures the annual Pikes Peak Hill Climb in 16 minutes and 37 seconds to win the Penrose Trophy.
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