Sail Wagon, Brooklyn (LOC)

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When: 01 January 1910

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Bain News Service,, publisher.

Sail Wagon, Brooklyn

[between ca. 1910 and ca. 1915]

1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.

Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards.
Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).


Format: Glass negatives.

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA,

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Call Number: LC-B2- 2452-14


Owner: The Library of Congress
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    • 11/Apr/2008 14:00:52

    Brilliant vehicle. Thanks for posting it.

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    knowing angle

    • 11/Apr/2008 14:19:05

    Oh man ... I want one of these!!! =)

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    • 11/Apr/2008 14:21:40

    I want to ride!!!

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    • 11/Apr/2008 14:56:14

    ((O . O)) looks fun!

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    • 11/Apr/2008 15:34:28

    They were quite the fad back then.

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    • 11/Apr/2008 15:43:08

    Very cool!

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    • 11/Apr/2008 17:36:00

    thanks for sharing these excellent historical images - they're really neat :D

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    • 11/Apr/2008 18:02:52

    I want one of those!

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    Jarl van Hoother

    • 11/Apr/2008 19:22:16

    This is so brilliant, I love the weekend, when LOC uploads. L ooks like they nicked a mast, jib and main off aboat somewhere, and strapped a few 2 x 4's and pram wheels under it! Awesome, so glad to find this!

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    Eli the Bearded

    • 13/Apr/2008 04:44:18

    Not pram wheels. The fork holding each wheel is clearly from the front of of a bike. I've read about these, but seeing a phot is nice.

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    • 17/Apr/2008 13:27:06

    This is about 1915. Of course, these devices only worked going downhill and with strong winds. In the winter, you took the wheels off and put pontoons on it and put it on the ice. LOL. Look like older teens rather than children

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    • 27/Apr/2009 22:28:16

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    • 28/Mar/2011 12:17:45

    Looks like fun! :)

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