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S-R Archive find of the day: 1947 mechanical horse

In this 1947 photo, Warner L. Keehn, Spokane inventor, rides his converted Merry-go-round horse near his home at E. 3134 35th.  The mechanical horse, geared to small gasoline engine mounted on rubber-tired wheels, gallops when the wheel turns and is controlled by the reins, just like a real horse. (Photo Archive/ Spokesman Review)
In this 1947 photo, Warner L. Keehn, Spokane inventor, rides his converted Merry-go-round horse near his home at E. 3134 35th. The mechanical horse, geared to small gasoline engine mounted on rubber-tired wheels, gallops when the wheel turns and is controlled by the reins, just like a real horse. (Photo Archive/ Spokesman Review)

S-R Archive find of the day: In this 1947 photo, Warner L. Keehn, Spokane inventor, rides his converted Merry-go-round horse near his home at E. 3134 35th. The mechanical horse, geared to small gasoline engine mounted on rubber-tired wheels, gallops when the wheel turns and is controlled by the reins, just like a real horse.




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