Susanna McLeod

Susanna McLeod

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Wilby and Haney, First Cross-Canada automobile dash in 1912

Summer 1912, Thomas Wilby and Jack Haney made a road trip in a special REO from Halifax, NS to Vancouver, BC. Roads? What Roads? And the men? Not friends. In a grand gesture, Jack Haney backed the wheels of the special Reo automobile into the beach water of the Atlantic Ocean at Halifax, Nova Scotia… (read more)