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Streetcars In North America - History - Omnibuses and Horsecars
... From the 1820s to the 1880s urban transit in North America began when horse-drawn omnibus lines started to operate along city streets ... When a wagon was drawn upon rails the rolling resistance of the vehicle was lowered and the average speed was increased ... In many cities single animal drawn streetcars were known as "bobtail streetcars" whether mule or horse drawn ...

Famous quotes containing the words drawn and/or animal:

    He is no longer a city dweller who has even once in his life caught a ruff or seen how, on clear and cool autumn days, flocks of migrating thrushes drift over a village. Until his death he will be drawn to freedom.
    Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)

    ... these great improvements of modern times are blessings or curses on us, just in the same ratio as the mental, moral, and religious rule over the animal; or the animal propensities of our nature predominate over the intellectual and moral. The spider elaborates poison from the same flower, in which the bee finds materials out of which she manufactures honey.
    Harriot K. Hunt (1805–1875)