|Title||Firebird III on display in General Motors exhibit, Seattle World's Fair, 1962 |
|Caption||General Motors' futuristic Firebird III was an automotive laboratory on wheels. A control stick at the center armrest regulated both speed and steering. The gas turbine vehicle could also be guided by a cable beneath the highway, leaving the driver free to enjoy the scenery.|
The General Motors Exhibit was in the Coliseum building, now Key Arena.
|Notes||Stamped on verso: Complimentary Photograph, The Seattle World's Fair, Century 21 Exposition, Public Relations Dept., Seattle 9, Washington.|
Caption information from Official Guide Book, Seattle World's Fair, 1962.
|Subjects||Experimental automobiles--Washington (State)--Seattle; Automobile industry--Washington (State)--Seattle; Exhibitions--Washington (State)--Seattle; Century 21 Exposition (1962 : Seattle, Wash.); Seattle Center (Seattle, Wash.); General Motors Corporation |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle|
Queen Anne (Seattle, Wash.)
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||19220.127.116.11 |
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|Credit Line||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle; All Rights Reserved |
|Repository||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle (MOHAI) |
|Repository Collection||Ashley Collection |
|Physical Description||1 photographic print: b&w; 8 x 10 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from original print as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 8-bit grayscale, resized to 640 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |