The early days of driving in Wisconsin

Devil-Wagon Days

At the start of the twentieth century, driving was a perilous pursuit. Unpaved and unmarked roads made even short trips a test of endurance. Dorothy V. Walters provides this account of the early days of driving in Wisconsin.

Related Topics: Industrialization and Urbanization
Automobile Culture
Creator: Walters, Dorothy V.
Pub Data: Wisconsin Magazine of History. September 1946: 69-77
Citation: Walters, Dorothy V. "Devil-Wagon Days." Wisconsin Magazine of History. (September 1946: 69-77). Online facsimile at:; Visited on: 10/7/2022