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Catalog Number 10582-12-(1)
Title M-3 Vehicle Dectector Control Box
Object Name Box, Control
Description A metal box. On the front side there is one black knob, a green light, a black topped screw, and a power switch. On the left side there are three metal pieces with screw type tips. On the back, there are three metal parts, and the connection to the power cord. On the top, there are various transitors, transtormers, and converters.
color: black, red, white, orange, metallic
Date 1958-08
Year Range from 1958
Year Range to 1908
Material metal, glass, plastic, ink, dye
Used Lincoln
Height (in) 1.5
Width (in) 9.5
Depth (in) 4.75
History This vehicle detector control box was used in the automatic driving test project developed by Leland Hancock and the Nebraska Department of Roads in the 1950s. The proposed project involved installing an autopilot feature in cars and highways that could take over a car in an emergency.
Credit line Leland M. Hancock, Lincoln (Lancaster), Nebraska
Collection Hancock, Leland M.
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