3.17.2004
ENLARGE THE PHOTO
Hopped-Up Jalopy!

uncredited photo, 1944

Mechanic Nathan Stein of Richmond Hill, Queens, New York, squeezes inside an experimental "car" that was built from scrap by men of the U.S. Army Air Force 769th Bomb Squadron. The body of the vehicle is made from a drop tank designed to hold extra fuel for fighter planes.

from the Webmaster's collection