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No snowflakes then. Wonder fast it went. Even if it didn't even go at all, you got to love the tenacity.
Not 1, not 2, but THREE rockets! Did he survive?
I count four. Love the Chevrolet tail light !
Here's the whole story:https://airandspace.si.edu/collection-objects/hungerford-rocket-car-photograph-collection-1929-1934
"The Hungerford brothers ... invented a rocket-powered soldering iron. They had plans for a rocket lawn mover, but this was never completed."
I'd really be interested to know how a rocket powered soldering iron worked.
And a license plate. Did he really get it licensed for road use?
That car is in the NYS museum in Albany.
Or was anyway not sure now it’s been years.
Precursor to the Oscar Mayer Weiner Mobile
Reminds me of the idiot who strapped a filched JATO bottle to the top of his car and lit that baby off. Ignoring his desires, the vehicle saw no good reason to stay on the ground. No, he did not survive the experience. Probably just as well.
Shows that every since cars were invented, someone, somewhere was looking to make them faster, or more bad ass.