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Alexander Winton driving automobile
Description: Reproduction of a photograph depicting inventor Alexander Winton driving a Winton automobile, manufactured in Cleveland, Ohio. The picture is possibly of a failed attempt made by Winton made in May 1901 to drive cross country. Beginning in San Francisco he crossed the Sierra Nevada mountains, but stopped in Nevada due to the difficult desert terrain. Alexander Winton was born in Grangemouth, Scotland, on June 20, 1860 and died on June 21, 1932. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL02668
Subjects: Cuyahoga County (Ohio); Ohio Economy--Science and Technology; Automobiles
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