Chapter Nine-A Chronicle of the Automobile

Ante-dating the auto age of course were the bicycles, at first the high wheelers, with the small wheel tracking behind. I saw a bunch of riders on these contraptions pile up at the bottom of the hill in Springfield, and some of them were bruised up considerably. Succeeding the high wheelers were the style we know today, the first of which I saw in Linesville, they were called Safeties then, and the two fellows in Linesville ran them on the sidewalks.