Automotive progress notes feature a steam powered truck and a collision-proof car. A man fills coal into the hopper of a steam-powered truck and starts the truck. The truck is driven on the roads of a stone quarry in West Virginia. The truck was imported from the UK and has written on the door, "The Sentinel Waggon Works Ltd. Shrewsbury England". Smoke from the steam truck as it drives up a hill. Scene shifts to demonstration of a collision-proof car made with stainless steel mesh and plaster of paris. It was invented by a San Diego man. The car is driven on rugged terrain. After going over a large bump the drivers door flys open. Part of a "25 years ago today" UN newsreel story issued September 24, 1959.
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