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Catalog Number 10582-16
Title Test Coil From the Nebraska Department of Roads Automatic Driving Project
Object Name Tester, Electrical
Description Cloth wrap placed around two plugs. A metal screw enters into piece from the top. "Test Coil" is written in black ink. "Black" and "Red" is also written in black ink.
color: black, red, tan
Date 1955-10
Year Range from 1955
Year Range to 1910
Material metal, cloth, plastic, ink, dye
Made Hancock, Leland M.
Height (in) 3
Width (in) 1.5
Depth (in) 0.5
Other Name Test Coil
History This test coil 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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