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Reproduction of an 1839 "MacMillan" Bicycle

A reproduction of an 1839 "MacMillan" built by Steve Carter and in the Carter Collection. Note the treadle pedals. Indiana Historical Bureau

The phenomenon of the bicycle when it was a short-lived "craze" in the 1890s, as well as its economic and social impact.