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Old 09-25-2015, 08:59 AM   #1685 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by freebeard View Post

<<This Timeline Is Total Proof That Cars And Trains Are Both 'Automobiles'>> Includes infographic. Then here's a Tempo Matador aluminum bodied motorhome.
Fantastic article, I did a college/class room speech on this topic in a public speaking class about 30 years ago.

One of the vehicles mentioned I just had to Google.

The "Puffing Devil" - 1801, by Richard Trevithic
Richard Trevithick General Purpose Engine "Puffing Devil", Image 9 - Steam Scenes

I think that photo supports the statement made earlier by someone else that low speed vehicles like tractors are exempt from being aerodynamic as a matter of function.
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