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A "steam-wagon" in 1860...

Item # 557538

July 14, 1860

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 14, 1860

* Early steam wagon
* Pre civil war from our nation's capital

On page 2 under "Steam-Wagon In San Francisco" is a vivid account of a demonstration of a "steam-wagon" in San Francisco. The account also describes the steam-wagon in detail, mentioning that the vehicle "...weighs about ten tons. The driving wheels are seven feet in diameter, and made of iron..." & more. Other news of the day throughout.

Occasional foxing, otherwise in good condition. 4 pages.

Category: Pre-Civil War