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Old Posted Apr 9, 2013, 7:58 PM
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Originally Posted by ethereal_reality View Post
I wish I knew more about this contraption.

Los Angeles

Loomis Dean
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It's called a monowheel and that's Loomis Dean shooting for LIFE Magazine, in 1952, unidentified driver/rider looking to merge with traffic.

Here he is filling up...



HotRod-LoomisDean-1952-20

and having filled up and it being 1952, he lights one up before he goes back out on the road...



HotRod-LoomisDean-1952-6



wanted to get at least one where he's got both feet off the ground...



HotRod-LoomisDean-1952-17


as you can see it's got a steering wheel...



HotRod-LoomisDean-1952-5


'am I going to miss the photographer?'...



HotRod-LoomisDean-1952-15


and this last one poses a couple of unanticipated questions...



HotRod-LoomisDean-1952-18

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Last edited by MichaelRyerson; Apr 10, 2013 at 12:26 PM. Reason: added images, text and properly credited Loomis Dean (but no spelling mistakes, yahoo!)
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