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1904 Pope-Waverley Electric Chelsea Runabout

The 1904 Pope-Waverely is an electric car. It runs on direct electric current generated by batteries in a series. Early electric cars were quick to start and very efficient, but they required a charge too often, limiting how far their drivers could take them. Thomas Edison owned a Pope-Waverley. He tried to make electric car batteries better, but his battery was still heavy and expensive. Electric cars were marketed heavily to women and professionals, who could rely on them to start with ease and zip about readily. The Pope-Waverley could travel at speeds up to 15 miles per hour. Pope-Waverley literature reports that owners claimed to have traveled upwards of sixty miles on a single charge, though it is unknown if they in fact did. 

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  2. 1928 Ahrens Fox Piston Pumper
  3. 1886 Benz Patent Motorwagen
  4. 1901 Curved Dash Oldsmobile
  5. 1902 Locomobile Stanhope B
  6. 1904 Pope-Waverley Electric Chelsea Runabout
  7. 1904 Cadillac Model B
  8. 1906 Winton Model K
  9. 1906 White Model F Steam Car
  10. 1907 Northern Model C
  11. 1908 Locomobile Model E
  12. 1908 Schacht High Wheeler
  13. 1910 Stanley Model 70
  14. 1910 Stanley Model 85
  15. 1911 White Model GE-75
  16. 1912 Stanley Model 73
  17. 1913 Stanley Model 64
  18. 1913 Cole Series 60 Roadster
  19. 1913 Pierce-Arrow Model 48
  20. 1914 Ford Model T
  21. 1914 Fiat Typo 55
  22. 1915 Peerless Model 48
  23. 1915 Stanley Mountain Wagon
  24. 1925 Stanley SV
  25. 1927 Pierce-Arrow Model 36 Phaeton
  26. 1952 Allard J2X
  27. 1917 Dodge
  28. 1918 Cretors Popcorn Wagon