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EXCLUSIVE: Did the Goodyear-Zeppelin Corporation Design the 1934 Airflows? The Karl Arnstein Mystery

By Hampton C. Wayt:   Did Dr. Karl Arnstein, chief aerodynamicist of the Goodyear-Zeppelin Corporation of Akron, Ohio – sister company to the German-based Luftschiffbau Zeppelin that built the ill-fated Hindenburg – design the 1934 Chrysler and DeSoto Airflows? The official story of the Airflows’ development, as told in Chrysler marketing of the time and in…

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Raymond Loewy and Streamline Moderne

A streamlined K4 steam locomotive that hauled the crack Pennsylvania Railroad train, the “Broadway Limited” and a 1938 Studebaker President. Both were styled by Raymond Loewy. What we know today as industrial design is generally acknowledged to have originated in Europe in the late 19th and early 20th century. However, it did not take long…

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