Actual Demonstration by the Fire Department Training Station...01/1974, originally uploaded by The U.S. National Archives.
What a senseless waste of a Bonneville :(
This was used for fire training in Portland Oregon. Photo is part of the US National Archives. Description says:
"ACTUAL DEMONSTRATION BY THE FIRE DEPARTMENT TRAINING STATION SHOWING WHAT WOULD HAPPEN AFTER A REAR END ACCIDENT IF A FIVE GALLON CAN OF GASOLINE WAS CARRIED IN THE TRUNK OF AN AUTO (PICTURE NUMBER FOUR IN A SERIES OF SIX.), 01/1974"