The Horseless Carriage Comes to Mankato

Burt Burns
Issue Date: 
July/August 1993

Focuses on “Mankato’s short life as an automobile manufacturing center,” covering the years 1891-1912. Cites the many local people who had a hand in the rapid growth, then demise, of the area’s motor car industry.

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