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Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether it’s practical DIY home-improvement tips, gadgets and digital technology, information on the newest cars or the latest breakthroughs in science -- PM is the ultimate guide to our high-tech lifestyle.
 

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They keep the tower clocks running
81
HOWARD clock sales and service corporation, Clocks (Maintenance and repair)
Prefab church seats 180
86
Churches (Buildings)
Our missile arsenal
88
Guided missiles
Humpback bridge has built-in dip
95
Bridges
Gas turbines pep up old Liberty ship
96
Freighters, Gas turbines, Marine
It's a cold day when they repair those Mississippi locks
146
Locks (Hydraulic engineering), Mississippi River
Goal no. two: winning the war against insects
149
Insect control
One-piece steel roof covers auditorium
153
Auditoriums, Roofs and roofing
Magic mike
158
Radio equipment, Radio broadcasting
Gift wrappings
161
Wrapping of packages

Engineer looks at the new cars
101
Automobiles
General motors offers three all-new cars
102
General Motors Corp, Automobiles
White land of mystery
109
Antarctic exploration
There's a nice future in mink
118
Minks
Family-owned narrow-gauge railroad
126
Guy STILLMAN, Model railroads
World's tiniest town with tv
132
W. T. CRUICKSHANK, Television stations, Wingham (Ont.)
Plaster helmets insure accuracy in treating cancer
135
Cancer (Therapy), Radiotherapy
Giant Drake
136
Amphibious vehicles
Electronic eye fights back at bullets
137
Airplanes, Military (Fires and fire prevention)
They told him it couldn't be done, so he built it himself: a hardtop convertible
138
Raymond P. MEYETTE, Automobiles
Quick-change kits convert helicopter for different uses
144
Helicopters
Convair rocket sets record
145
Rocket sleds

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