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1922::Dunkley's Gas-Powered Baby Pram In Victoria, British Columbia

Updated: Jul 7

A popular British baby buggy finds its way to the Pacific Coast.

1922::Gas-Powered Baby Pram

"1922::The Gas-Powered Baby Pram"

Photo Clip: Victoria Daily Times (1922)

Victoria, British Columbia

In 1922, the Gas-Powered Baby Pram by Dunkley's Limited of London, England, was the pram of choice for many new and expecting parents. It was propelled by a small gas engine fastened to an under-wheel at the rear of the pram. It was easy to navigate and could travel a little over 6 kilometres per hour without vibration to the buggy. The same wheeled extension also provided a foot-stand for the child's nurse to travel in tow.


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