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In the spring of 1903, on a whim and a fifty-dollar bet, Dr. Horatio Nelson Jackson set off from San Francisco in a 20-horsepower Winton touring car hoping to become the first person to cross the United States in the new- fangled "horseless carriage." Most people doubted that the automobile had much of a future.
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Lost in Wyoming
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After fixing the car in Idaho, Horatio was optimistic that he would make it to Rawlins, WY. They proceeded to get hopelessly lost.
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On May 23, 1903 Horatio started out in San Francisco on the first American road trip.
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Horatio and his driver added a third member to the team in Caldwell, ID, a young bulldog named Bud.
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The Winton Company offered to give Jackson support for the rest of the trip but he refused.
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Horatio drove through beautiful countryside in Northern California.
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Horatio was stuck in Archer, Wyoming waiting for parts and missing his wife on their 4th anniversary.
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They crossed the Hudson at Albany to a cheering crowd and met up with reporters and Mrs. Horatio Jackson in Peekskill. They drove into Manhattan at 4:30 in the morning.
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