https://www.wisconsinhistory.org/Record ... per/BA3778
about 6 mph or 10 km/h was the average speed of the winning vehicle; a half dozen or more steam vehicles designed to win a prize of $10k from the state government offered in 1875 for the first mechanical vehicle to go sustainably faster than an animal, for 200 miles, two finished.
What are the things that puzzle, enrage, delight and tickle you as you go about your life in Madison?
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Ah the good ol days.
I wonder if the roads were better back then.
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