Government expert listens to broadcasts of automobile [...] The Automotive Section of the Bureau of Standards is studying the anti-knock proportion of fuel used in automobile and aircraft engines and the scientist in this photograph is "listening in" to the signals of an engine instead of listening to a radio broadcasting station. Eventually, these studies may evolve a new engine, one that will use fuel more economically and efficiently
Glass negatives of cars and trucks of 1910-1930
Harris & Ewing, photographer
Library of Congress
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