Thanks for posting this Norm. Very, very neat! Brings back warm childhood memories.
Thanks also to the Prelinger Archives for brushing the dust of this and many other films of varied subjects (Bet you can find some of those cheesey old health films they made us watch in junior high P.E. classes!) available for browsing at: http://www.archive.org/details/prelinger
Steve, the Little Puffer lives, it's still steaming and offering rides at Fleishhacker, ... er San Francisco Zoo.
Is the hood ornament the viewer follows down the Lombard Street slalom the same that goes to the '54 white over light green, 4 door Mercury that shows up at 20:35 in the film? Hood ornament junkies want to know.