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The Cable Car is patented in Philadelphia

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, circa 1860, zoomable image
In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Eleazor A. Gardner patented the country's first cable car design. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Joseph Nathan Kane, ed., Famous First Facts (New York: H.W. Wilson Company, 1981), 614.


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