How We Imagined The Future Of Transportation Would Look In The 1940s

These ads made for the Detroit-based Bohn Aluminum and Brass Corporation were largely dreamed up by legendary illustrator Arthur Radebaugh during the 1940s. Radebaugh's utopian visions and Bohn's desire to appear as a forward-looking company combine for a slick retrofuturistic view of transportation.

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It's not a surprise that aluminum and brass are crucial to build these predicted technologies, which will make Bohn one of the most important technologies.

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The posters above are from Retronaut, Commercial Motor, Winged Boar, Paul Malon, Business Insider, Last Chance Garage, kustoff and Fulltable.

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