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Western Union messenger no. 236, Wilbur H. Woodward, with his bike on a Washington, D.C. street in 1912.

Western Union messenger no. 236, Wilbur H. Woodward, with his bike on a Washington, D.C. street in 1912. Messengers shared the road with horses, wagons, streetcars, pushcarts, and, increasingly, automobiles.

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