Color print advertisement for magnesium alloys manufactured and sold by the Dow Chemical Company. The advertisement features an illustrated depiction of train wheels and gears superimposed over a skyline flanked by the Golden Gate Bridge on the left and the New York City skyline on the right. The accompanying text details magnesium's lightweight properties relative to aluminum and its potential to increase efficiency in transportation. Notably, the advertisement was produced during World War II and bears the Company's wartime tagline "Dow: Chemicals Indispensable to Industry and Victory."
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Dow Chemical Company. “Rewriting America's Time-Table,” circa 1944. Advertisements from the Dow Chemical Historical Collection, Box 8. Science History Institute. Philadelphia. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/9iz3x81.
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