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Early 1900's Alexander "Sandy" Greig was owner of a Coach for Hire business in Carnoustie, Scotland. All his coaches were of course horse drawn. In this picture the local automobile dealer was trying unsuccessfully to sell him on changing to the new "horseless carriage" Sandy did not trust the new phenonemum phenomenon and stayed with his horses. View full size