Futuristic vehicles that never existed, like the anti-tiger tank and octopus fire truckS

Old issues of Popular Science are a rich repository of gonzo, never-was transportation. Ogle such curious conveyances as the skiing cubicle, the tuba-equipped jungle cruiser, and a truck with a steam engine in every wheel.

John Ptak of Ptak Science Books has collected some of the best of these retrofuturistic oddities. Check out creations that never roamed the land, sea, or air.

Futuristic vehicles that never existed, like the anti-tiger tank and octopus fire truckS

Futuristic vehicles that never existed, like the anti-tiger tank and octopus fire truckS

Futuristic vehicles that never existed, like the anti-tiger tank and octopus fire truckS

Futuristic vehicles that never existed, like the anti-tiger tank and octopus fire truckS