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THE BEETLE EVENTUALLY SINKS
Huston Horn
August 19, 1963
The photograph on page 58 was made in Homosassa Springs, Fla. after a Volkswagen was lowered gingerly onto the water by a crane. Tony Triolo then took the picture with a split-image, over-and-under-water camera. We do not recommend this experiment to others. The beetle floated, all right—but after 29 minutes and 12 seconds it sighed and slipped under. Sadly, Triolo snapped the picture above.
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August 19, 1963

The Beetle Eventually Sinks

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The photograph on page 58 was made in Homosassa Springs, Fla. after a Volkswagen was lowered gingerly onto the water by a crane. Tony Triolo then took the picture with a split-image, over-and-under-water camera. We do not recommend this experiment to others. The beetle floated, all right—but after 29 minutes and 12 seconds it sighed and slipped under. Sadly, Triolo snapped the picture above.

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