Requisitioning auto graveyards and Victory program, 1942.

Hundreds of junked cars, containing tons of metal and rubber scrap were denied to the war effort by the Lenox Motor Company whose auto graveyard is at Colmar Manor, Maryland. Donovan, the owner, refused to sell at established junk prices. The material has since been requisitioned by the U.S. government, 1942.

Butte, Montana. Scrap salvage, 1942.

Washington, D.C. Scrap salvage campaign, Victory Program. After saleable parts are removed from old cars, the cars are burned in order to strip them of useless materials and to obtain metal skeleton for scrap, 1942.



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