Popular Mechanics

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Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether it’s practical DIY home-improvement tips, gadgets and digital technology, information on the newest cars or the latest breakthroughs in science -- PM is the ultimate guide to our high-tech lifestyle.
 

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Blueprint for a passenger rocket
72
Stanley Hiller (Jr.), ROCKETS (aeronautics)
Railroad under a lake, created by Boysen dam
80
Dams, Underwater tunnels
Floor show that grew in a workshop
84
Pete EVANS, Tricks
Golden harvest feeds the world
89
Harvesting machinery, Wheat
Architect in sugar
98
John J. ZENKER, Architectural models
Eggs on the production line
162
Poultry industry
Desk accessory has secret compartments
166
Benjamin NIELSEN, Desk furnishings
Identify your home
173
Signs and signboards
Planning and building outdoor fireplaces
174
Fireplaces, Outdoor
From palms to pines
182
Automobile trailers

Forecasters for the air waves
101
United States National Bureau of Standards, Shortwave radio, Electromagnetic waves
Gas-turbine locomotive
106
Locomotives
Underwater speedway
114
California Institute of Technology, Cavitation, Water tunnels
Trouble shooter on the scent
120
Albert J. DILLINGER, Odors
Poly, the all-star plastic
125
POLYTHENE.
Animals enact Aesop's fables
132
Lynwood M. Chace, Aesop's fables, Animals in motion pictures
Pack into the wilderness
136
Pack transportation
Venezuela's magnetic mountain
142
Iron mines and mining (Venezuela)
Card-size library books
150
Microcards
Putting a river in its place
152
Dredging machinery, Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
Breakfast set folds into wall
187
Dining alcoves, etc
Knots and ties
188
Fishing tackle, Knots and splices
How to mend torn sails
196
Sails
File cabinet holds 2000 slides
201
Cabinets (Furniture), Filmstrips
Heavy-duty boring bar
205
Drills
Compound cuts are tricky
210
Saws and sawing
Squeezing-in that new car
217
Garages
Trouble shooting
218
Fans, Electric
Newspapers through the air
221
Fax transmission
Personal headphone receiver and reading lamp
222
Radio receivers

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