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The Autocar 1896/02/01

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Pdf50.jpg 1896 February 1st (pdf file)

  • What is a Locomotive? - p157
  • Coventry and the Autocar - p163
  • Mr. Arnold at the Tonbridge Police Court - p164
    • Walter Arnold, traction engine proprietor, miller, and contractor, of East Peckham, Kent, was summoned on four informations with respect to a horseless carriage.
  • Horseless Carriage Prosecution in Glasgow - p166
    • George Johnston - on 5th November, 1893 . . . drive said locomotive along Buchanan Street, St. Enoch Square, and Dixon Street
    • David Simpson, an engineer in the employ of Mr. Johnston,
    • Norman Fulton, engineer, Mount Vernon

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