Lost and Found overflow: Izmir, Turkey

Robin Hartford of Izmir, Turkey, recently sent us this photo taken from his days sailing the Mediterranean aboard the aircraft carrier USS Saratoga CV-60. He notes the photo was taken in Izmir, Turkey, in 1974 or 1975, and he describes the scene:
At the time, downtown Izmir’s vehicles appeared to be right off the streets of […]

Early shoots of green – enviro-conscious cars in 1973

With the OPEC oil embargo against the United States just starting to lead to nationwide gas shortages, the first-ever Symposium on Low Pollution Power Systems Development at first glance seemed rather fortuitously timed.
Yet, as the very name of the symposium stated, its aims were less to reduce oil consumption by making vehicles more fuel efficient […]