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Thursday, July 05, 2012

PICTURE OF THE DAY

Horseless adDispense with it! This is the first known automobile advertisement, in Scientific American 1898. Incidentally, with inflation, 1/2 cent a mile comes out to around 14 cents a mile in today's dollars. And the car around $28,888. Not a poor man's vehicle, but then, neither was a horse.

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