This Overhead Wire Electric Car Thing-a-Ma-Jig Was Way Ahead of Its Time

This “electric carriage,” which appeared in the July 27th, 1889 issue of Scientific American was way ahead of its time. How ahead of its time was it? South Dakota wasn’t even a US state yet. The article that went along with it noted that the patent for this ingenious contraption was granted to one Mr. Harvey D. Dibble of Rapid City, Dakota Territory. Read More >>