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When the ‘horseless carriage’ came to town

March 18, 2020 - 00:00
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When the ‘horseless carriage’ came to townWhen the ‘horseless carriage’ came to town

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 ...

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