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May 18

The Fossmobile a Part of Canadian Automotive History

In 1897, a four-horsepower, two-seat roadster, with a chassis made of old bicycle frames, a wooden piano box seat and an engine mounted on the front, rumbled down a street in Sherbrooke, Que.

This was Canada’s first gasoline-powered vehicle, the Fossmobile, named for its designer, George Foote Foss, a young machinist and blacksmith. …

Source: InsideHalton.com

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