When the ‘horseless carriage’ came to town March 18, 2020 - 00:00 Posted in: NewsEagle Lake In 1903, Eagle Lake’s Dr. F.O. Norris and Mr. John Matthews introduced the “Horseless Carriage.” They were the proud owners of the first motorcars in Eagle Lake. The cars were modeled after Henry Ford’s first automobile in 1896, the ‘Quadricycle,’ named for its four bicycle wheels. Little did we know in ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!