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Fred Foster and family in one of the first automobiles in town, a two-cylinder McLaughlin touring vehicle. Bowmanville, Ontario Open in full size

Fred Foster and family in one of the first automobiles in town, a two-cylinder McLaughlin touring vehicle. Bowmanville, Ontario

Picture, 1908, English

Fred Foster and family in one of the first automobiles in town, a two-cylinder McLaughlin touring vehicle. Bowmanville, Ontario

Picture, 1908, English

Caption:

What a set of wheels! This 1908 photograph is a rare glimpse from Bowmanville's past – Fred Foster and family in one of the first automobiles in town, a two-cylinder McLaughlin touring vehicle. The photo is from Bowmanville Museum's first historical photograph issue of The Belvedere, which is available for $6 by calling 623-2734. Neighbors will occasionally feature historical photographs.

Rights and Licenses

Public Domain

Medium

Black and white photograph

Extent

21.5 cm x 27.9 cm

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives Photo courtesy Bowmanville Museum

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Call Number / Accession Number

TS-1-GO-461b-bowmanville031