Postcard 6026

Oliver (Photographer) . First car in Canada (1896) still going strong, owned by Chas. Jackson, Calgary.. [Calgary]: Photo Oliver, cca. 1896.
Description: View of the first car in Canada with three female passengers and one man in uniform.
On Back: "[Printed no.] A41"
Message: "Cost $1700, Rate - 20 m.p.h., 8 miles per gallon of water. Driver needed, 2 assistants. 1 to go in front & warn people of the car's coming, 1 to go behind & extinguish the prairie fires started by the exhaust. Bought by Senator Cochrane Ranch, Calgary."
Physical description: 1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.
Language: English
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Collection: Prairie Postcards