July 1925 - December 1970
Gus Wilson's Model Garage

The Author  The Stories 

1925-1929       1930-1939       1940 - 49       1950 - 59       1960 - 69      1970

Alphabetical List of Stories    Monthly Illustration Galleries   Index Links-All Stories


1936 Table of Contents


Site Map

Cover Galleries

Of Interest

Martin Bunn

Gus Wilson

The Gus Project

Word® Docs

Original Scans

Hall of Fame

Mechanic's Creed


Take the Test


Hints from the Model Garage




1930   1931   1932   1933   1934   1935   1936   1937   1938   1939


January -

Winter Fuel Problems

July -

When Your Car Won't Run


February -

Spotting Ignition Trouble

August -

Can You Afford A New Car?


March -

Gus Gives Your Battery A Chance

September -

Common Sense Makes Good Drivers


April -

Check Your Wiring

October -

Are You Wasting Gasoline?


May -

Hunting Squeaks and Rattles

November -

Keep Your Car Looking New


June -

When You're Stuck In The Mud

December -

Tips On Trailers


In The News...

●    Germans occupy Rhineland. Italy annexes Ethiopia.

●    Rome-Berlin Axis proclaimed (Japan to join in 1940).

●    Trotsky exiled to Mexico.

●    King George V dies; succeeded by son, Edward VIII, who soon abdicates to marry an  American-born divorcée, and is succeeded by brother, George VI.

●    Spanish civil war begins. Hundreds of Americans join the "Lincoln Brigades."

(Franco's fascist forces defeat Loyalist forces by 1939, when Madrid falls.)

●    War between China and Japan begins, to continue through World War II.

●    Japan and Germany sign anti-Comintern pact; joined by Italy in 1937.

Automotive News

●    Nash joins with Kelvinator Refrigerator

●    Porsche builds the first Volkswagen

●    REO changes from car production to trucks

●    First production diesel cars - Mercedes