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Photos of ECAR 1
Taken prior to the first coast-to-coast, wood-powered run in 1979.

  The ECON team with ECAR 1 in 1979

  The biomass gasification "reactor" which powered ECAR 1

  ECAR 1 "fired up"

Press coverage of ECON and the ECAR happenings since 1979.

  "Ben Russell was an Early Promoter of Wood as an Alternative Fuel"
Alabama Forests, Summer 2007

  "Industrial Wood Fuel, Alabama's Growing Energy Resource"
Business Alabama, May 1992

  Business Spotlight: "A New Kind of Energy"
Business Review, September 1984

" "Logging a lot of Miles"
April 1980

  "Woodmobile Rolls into California"
Birmingham News, December 13, 1979

  "Alabama wood-burner reaches California state line"
Birmingham News, December 11, 1979

  "ECON car unveiled. Jacksonville to L.A. on wood chips?"
Alexander City Outlook, November 30, 1979