Putting the ‘Horse’ Back into ‘Horseless Carriage’

Putting the ‘Horse’ Back into ‘Horseless Carriage’ | THE SHOPIn the early days of the car, motor vehicles had to share the road with the preeminent mode of transportation of the day—the horse-drawn carriage—and it wasn’t exactly a seamless transition.

Cars often spooked oncoming horses, frequently leading to crashes and injuries. In order to help horses adjust to their horseless counterparts, a few inventors came up with some zany ideas, including strapping a wooden horse head to the front of the vehicle.

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