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The Steam Wagon - 1860


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Posted by Adrienne on Sunday, January 12, 2014 at 11:47:52 :

The steam wagon, to which several improvements have been made, was out yesterday careering through the streets and provoking the wonder and admiration of hundreds of spectators. It was under easy control, worked well, and is capable of drawing a heavy draught. Steam wagons will undoubtedly come into general use before many years shall have elapsed. (copied from) San Francisco Herald, July 14th

Source: The North West, July 26, 1860 Page 2 Port Townsend, Washington Territory



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