How about a bakery on wheels that “mixes and processes the ingredients, electronically bakes, slices, and wraps any of a wide variety of hot breads and pastries—as you watch”? The “Bake-O-Mat” was just one of the futuristic concepts featured in a 1956 issue of Scientific American. View full-sized advertisement here. [via Modern Mechanix]

How about a bakery on wheels that “mixes and processes the ingredients, electronically bakes, slices, and wraps any of a wide variety of hot breads and pastries—as you watch”? The “Bake-O-Mat” was just one of the futuristic concepts featured in a 1956 issue of Scientific American. View full-sized advertisement here. [via Modern Mechanix]