From atomic-powered cars and trains to an ‘electronic eye’ grocery checkout, these technologies were the promises of yestermorrow.
In 1955, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce put together a slide show film titled “People, Products and Progress: 1975″ to show off what American industry had in store for the technologies of the future.
What did the companies of 1955 imagine they’d be able to deliver twenty years into the future?
Sleek streamliner trains, easy electronic checkouts at the grocery store, and even nuclear-powered automobiles. See slideshow of images.
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