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Journal TitleDublin historical record
Article TitleDublin's first automobiles : early steam carriage trials on the streets of Dublin
AuthorGeraghty, Peter
DateSpring / Summer 2016
Contentillustrations, photos, text
Note(s)In the period 1825-1835 steam-powered transport on roads were seen as a potential form of public conveyance to rival the development of railways. This paper describes experiments to test these road vehicles.
Subject(s)19th century ; transport ; roads ; technology ; railways ; engineers
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