TRANSPORT: Wonder Boats in the Jungle

Venezuela was agog last week over tales of marvelous amphibian boat-trucks that will open up the heretofore impenetrable reaches of the Orinoco and Amazon rivers.

These specially designed combination carriers can operate in shallow water, climb over rocks and rapids, slither up & down river banks to take cargo. They are expected to bring the jungles within quick and easy distance of civilization by utilizing South America's unrivaled network of tropical rivers instead of expensive highways and railroads.

Prophet and high priest of this new vision is Dudley P. South, research engineer...

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