Check Out This Vintage Photograph of a Horse-Drawn Street Sweeper in NYC Circa 1905

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Photo: Imgur

Back before street sweeper vehicles inspired dance-like automotive choreography and shenanigans, the streets were kept clean with a literal 2-horse-powered street sweeper cart, seen here in this vintage photograph from around 1905.

What’s ironic here is that the street sweepers were there to wash away horse urine and feces, yet was also pulled by two horses!

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's food scene with his Wife and the outdoors with their three dogs. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time working from a treadmill desk at home.

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