J.C. Thomas and his Windmobile in Saint Augustine.

J.C. Thomas and his Windmobile in Saint Augustine.


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  • PR75942

Year

  • 19--

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General Note

  • Inventor J.C. Thomas of St. Augustine built this "windmobile" around 1940. Battery turned the propeller on the front of the car which in turn generated electricity, charging the machine's twelve storage batteries. An electric motor powered the car up to speeds of fifty miles an hour. Thomas estimated the car cost one quarter of a cent per mile to operate.

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  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 5 x 7 in.

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Chicago Manual of Style

J.C. Thomas and his Windmobile in Saint Augustine. 19--. Black & white photoprint, 5 x 7 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/17338>, accessed 21 January 2018.

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J.C. Thomas and his Windmobile in Saint Augustine. 19--. Black & white photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 21 Jan. 2018.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/17338>.

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(State Archives of Florida)