History of Ground Transportation

By billy4
  • Beaumont designs and builds wagon roads for English coal mines using heavy planks on which horses pulled carts and wagons.

  • First steam engine in America is installed to pump water from a mine.

  • The first commercially successful steam locomotives, using the Blenkinsop rack and pinion drive, commenced operation on the Middleton Railway.

  • first bicycle was patented by Baron Karl Drais in Mannheim, Germany,

  • first mechanicaly powered bicycle

    The first mechanically-propelled 2-wheel vehicle was believed to have been built by Kirkpatrick MacMillan, a Scottish blacksmith.
  • invention of the saftey bicycle

    John Kemp Starley produced the first sucessful saftey bike
  • French inventor Gustave Trouvé demonstrated a working three-wheeled automobile

  • very first car

    Benz "Velo" model first car
  • ford model T 1927, regarded as the first affordable American automobile