Now & Then | Horses were indispensable to daily life in years gone by

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

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Some 170 years ago, steam-powered boats and locomotives began to show up as alternatives to sailing ships and horse-drawn wagons, carriages and carts. By the 1890s, internal combustion engines began appearing as power plants for a new idea, the automobile. In the 120 years since 1890, the automobile has become so widespread and popular that it has for all intents and purposes replaced horses for ordinary transportation.

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