Now & Then | Remembering early automobiles

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

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Cars are so much a part of our lives these days that it is hard to imagine life without them. Most of us who are alive today have lived during the times when automobiles have been the common means of transportation. It is interesting to me to be reminded that the automobile as an invention is just over 100 years old. Before the beginning of the 1900s, trains and horse-drawn vehicles were the usual ways to get around. Some of our parents and grandparents who lived before 1920 will probably remember when cars were rare and were mostly owned by wealthy people.

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