HOUSING: Goodyear Makes Its Bow

A truck, loaded with what looked like a big box, rolled along a Washington street last week, came to a stop beside a filling station at the corner of Connecticut and N Streets. Swiftly the boxlike affair was unloaded. In exactly 3½ hours, nine men had turned it into a two-bedroom house, ready for occupancy. In this eye-opening way, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. put on exhibition its prefabricated house, built by its subsidiary, Wingfoot Homes, Inc.

The result of four years of experiment and trial building, the 26-by-8-ft. wooden house has walls of...

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