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Yeah, This Is Nothing Like the 710


One of the best reminders that the 21st century has traded the promise of flying cars for the playlists on YouTube, Paleo-Future posts this clip from Disneyland TV. This 1958 episode depicts "high-speed freightways" of the future:

These non-stop farm-to-market freightways will bring remote agricultural areas to within minutes of metropolitan markets. At transfer points within the city, individual units automatically separate from the truck-train for immediate delivery to shopping centers.

More on this "odd holy grail" for fans of "1950s futurism" comes from 2719 Hyperion, the blog inspired by Walt Disney's original studio address - now a deadly stretch of road in front of the Gelson's in Silver Lake.
· Farm to Market 1958 [Paleo-Future]
· The Road Ahead [2719 Hyperion]