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Steam Car History

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Beginning in the 1770's many people tried to make cars run on steam. Some early steam cars worked well, and and some did not. Some were fire pumpers that moved by themselves, and other were small locomotives with road wheels. Beginning in the 1800´s, inventors tried very hard to make cars that would run enough to use every day.
These experimental cars ran on steam, gasoline, or electricity. By the 1890 europeans were buying and driving cars made by Duryea, Haynes Winton, and others. A steam car burned fuel that heated water in a boiler.
By 1905 gasoline cars were made more popular than steam electric cars because they were easier to use and could travel further without adding fuel . By 1910 gasoline cars became larger and became larger and more powerful, and someland folding tops to keep drivers and passengers out of the rain.
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