Thursday, September 13, 2012

1890 Bike Cops in Detroit when Bicycle-Making Capital of World

Caption: Distinctive uniforms were worn by the bicycle policemen of the 1890s. These terrors of the scorching fraternity were Joe Whitty, left, and Charlie Stewart. The photo was taken in front of Elmwood Station in 1895. Detroit had been the bicycle-making capital of the world before becoming the auto capital. (The Detroit News) Album ID: 1370996 Photo ID: 39102380

Source - Detroit Police Department

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