150 Years of History in the Hills
The following article first appeared in "The Low Down to Hull and Back News" in the May 03, 2017 issue. Reprinted with permission.
This is the ninth in a continuing series of photo essays celebrating our Gatineau Valley history and heritage during Canada's sesquicentennial year. The series was created by the Gatineau Valley Historical Society, in collaboration with The Low Down to Hull and Back News. All photographs are courtesy of the Gatineau Valley Historical Society, with known donors noted.
The horseless carriage comes of age
Owning a car was a luxury few enjoyed in the Outaouais of the early 1900s. As production increased, prices dropped, and the gas engine vehicle became a mainstay of country life, whether people were taxiing to church or hauling goods.
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