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Watertown-built Car Climbs Mt. Washington





On this day in 1899, Newton inventor F.O. Stanley took his wife Flora for a drive — into the record books. Leaving home in a steam-powered Locomobile, built in the Stanley brothers' Watertown shop, the couple motored to New Hampshire and then drove up Mt. Washington — the first time an auto reached the summit of New England's highest peak....
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