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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • KEEP CLEAN WPA POSTER, 1939

Early Auto

Early Auto

This is a 1903 Winton. Place, time and photographer unknown.

The First cross country road trip?

If that's a Winton, and this pic is from 1903
Then it's likely either Horatio Nelson Jackson or Sewall Crocker and the first car to drive across America, 63 days of mud and breakdowns, but they made it from San Fran to New York City
http://www.history.com/news/the-first-great-american-road-trip

 
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