Boston's First Police Cars Were Steam-Powered

It's easy to forget that a century ago, gasoline-powered cars didn't completely dominate the automobile market. In 1900, roughly 40 percent of all cars sold in the U.S. were steam-powered. And in fact, when the Boston police bought one of the country's first cop cars in 1903 it was running on steam. » 8/06/14 3:35pm 8/06/14 3:35pm