The Record-setting Trips

The Record-setting Trips

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A richly illustrated history of the first cross-country auto trips exposes the role of these well-publicized jaunts in changing the way the public felt about this new technology. (Transportation)By Auto from Coast to Coast, 1909-1916 Curt McConnell ... western states, got lost in the Great Salt Lake Desert, broke through a bridge in Nevada, and made at least two stops for repairs. One of the repair stops followed a head-on crash with another car that sheered off one of 218 the Marmona#39;s wheels, forcing a pit stop ofanbsp;...

Title:The Record-setting Trips
Author:Curt McConnell
Publisher:Stanford University Press - 2003-01


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