Radio Programming Ideas For Personalities and Programmers, Especially Country Radio Broadcasters.
Tuesday, May 09, 2006
Phone Topic: Should You Make Your Own Gas For 65 Cents A Gallon?
Henry Ford’s vision was for everyone to be able to grow their own fuel. That's why his Model “A” was designed to run on either alcohol or gasoline... because Gasoline wasn't readily available.
This photo, taken in April 1933, shows a Lincoln Nebraska gas station of the Earl Coryell Co. selling "Corn Alcohol Gasoline." The test marketing of ethanol blends was common in the Midwest at this time, but it did not succeed due to the market dominance of the major oil companies.