A cross-country drive in 1914

On the Trail to Sunset

The early days of automobile travel were a challenge to drivers, who not only faced difficult to operate vehicles but poor quality roads. Appleton resident Norman E. Brokaw writes about his experiences traveling cross-country with his wife, Theo, in 1914.

Related Topics: Industrialization and Urbanization
Automobile Culture
Creator: Brokaw, Norman E.
Pub Data: Wisconsin Stories. Wisconsin Public Television.
Citation: Brokaw, Norman E. "On the Trail to Sunset." Wisconsin Stories. Wisconsin Public Television. Online facsimile at:  http://wpt.org/wisconsinStories/2002season/car/closer_look.cfm; Visited on: 5/26/2018