• ESB Sundancer experimental electric car, test drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan, Oct 1973 [Frank Lodge]

    Cars of the future--especially those from the past--always exert a powerful pull on our imaginations. They range from the outlandish (no wheels) to the bizarre (extreme styling exercises) to the jaw-dropping (powered by tiny nuclear powerplants). While the Fifties and Sixties may have been the height of extravagant future fantasies, the Seventies had its own crop of futuristic ideas. In 1973, photographer Frank Lodge attended the First Symposium on Low Pollution Power Systems Development, held in October in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The focus of the conference was on technologies that could reduce...

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