The Continuing Search For Antarctica’s Secrets

Admiral Byrd’s 1939 Antarctica Expedition & the Mysterious Snow Cruiser  (1996) by Dennis Crenshaw

Featured Image: On floor of his Boston study Admiral Byrd examines map of rival nations’ claims to Antarctica. Source: Life Magazine October 30, 1939.(Read Complete Article w/photos)

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Mysterious Snow Cruiser

Front-page story of July 8th 1939, The New York Times:

By the Associated Press

WASHINGTON, July 7 – A giant ‘Snow Cruiser’ specially designed to span yawning crevasses and jagged ice ridges, may be a major piece of equipment on the Byrd expedition. The cruiser was designed by Dr. Thomas C. Pouiter of Chicago, second-in-command of the Byrd expedition in 1933-35.
In recent testimony before a House appropriations subcommittee he indicated that the odd craft could carry sufficient equipment for an exploring party to last a year.
On its deck, Dr. Pouiter suggested, the machine could carry a Navy pursuit plane, which by making short flights at 300-mile intervals, could explore about 5,000 square miles of unknown territory during a single Antarctic summer. (Underline added – Editor).
Let’s stop and let that sink in. Sufficient equipment for an exploring party to last a year! Could explore 5 hundred thousand miles of unknown territory That’s a lot of ice and snow to say the least. Put into perspective that is equal to one hundred auto trips from Anchorage Alaska to Jacksonville Florida! Someone was planning an expedition that, in its time, seems to rival man’s first trip to the moon. Naturally something of this magnitude was destined to capture the interest of the press and the citizens of America. The step by step development of this ‘snow cruiser’ was followed eagerly by the media of the day. From the July 15th 1939 issue of The New York Times: . . . Read Complete Report
Antarctic Snow Cruiser at Westfield, New York 1939
YouTube ~ Bruce Beach
Published on Feb 16, 2015

Antarctic Snow Cruiser Project of Research Foundation of Armour Institute of Technology cruises into Westfield, New York in 1939. Left the Pullman Company of Illinois on Oct 24, 1939. Traveled mostly on highway 20 to Boston, Mass. Left Boston harbor on Nov. 15, 1939 aboard the ship “North Star”.

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