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It's inventor, Charles Roberts, built the vehicle in Chicago in 1896. The two shown here are the few still road worthy examples of the machine.
"Driven by a tiller instead of a wheel, the Roberts car was built seven years before the Wright brothers’ first flight, 12 years before the Ford Model T, 16 years before Chevrolet...."
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