Sunday, April 5, 2015

Imagining Floating Rocket Trains

Future Rocket Train, H. W. McCauley - Amazing Stories, January 1939 (Back Cover)

A floating rocket train - excited about the magnetic properties of cobalt steel, the folks at Amazing Stories envisioned the possibility of this futuristic mode of transportation. Note the streamlined auto designs and the Art Deco style of the building on the lower left - all part of the fascinating design culture of the 1930s.