November 13, 2007
Speaker: Joel A. Tarr, Richard S. Caliguiri Professor of Urban and Environmental History and Policy at Carnegie Mellon University
Joel Tarr is the co-author of the book: The Horse in the City: Living Machines in the Nineteenth Century “The nineteenth century was the golden age of the horse. In urban America, the indispensable horse provided the power for not only vehicles that moved freight, transported passengers, and fought fires but also equipment in breweries, mills, foundries, and machine shops………”
Read more about Joel Tarr from Carnegie Mellon University website.