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Archive for July 24th, 2019

Washington Welcomes the Automobile: 120-year Romance — Part II, Adoption and Regulations

To view images full size & high resolution, left click on each By Matthew B. Gilmore* In 1900 there were approximately 11,000 horses in Washington, and 40 horse-shoers, and 66 commercial stables. This required a big government investment in street cleaning — $76,000 annually — which paid for 208 men, 20 horses, and 9 wagons. […]