Scientific American July 25, 1896
Before the building of the reaper it could be truly said that those who earned their bread by the labor of the harvest did so by the sweat of their brows. In the heat of midsummer, without protection from the beating sun, in a stooping position, the toilers of the world gathered the harvests. So excessive and trying was the labor that the wages at harvest time were double those of other seasons of the year, and the farmer engaged his help months in advance for this rushing period.
UNIT TRANSPORTATION REVOLUTIONIZED.
Taking it the world over, there is no doubt but that the present is the age of the bicycle. The number now in daily use is legion. Yet we are confident that this increase in their use is but the beginning; the first awaking into a realization of the part the modern bicycle will yet play in the history of the world.