Neway Auto Wash Bowl, Chicago, 1924.

Car was first run around the pool to flush mud and dirt off the undercarriage, also tightens the wooden wheels causing the wood to swell. The Auto Wash Bowl was built in Chicago in 1924 by the Neway Auto Cleaning & Service Corp., allowing drivers to run around in circles to clean off the undercarriage, after that, they drove into a stall where they’d get a proper wash by an attendant.

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