In March 1905, Victoria’s daily Colonist newspaper published an article proclaiming, “Victoria An Auto Centre” and listing some of the 33 cars then in Victoria. The article described the White Steam cars owned by Robert Butchart, Captain James Troup and Albert Edward Todd.
The photo below shows Robert Butchart’s friend Albert Edward Todd in 1905, driving his White Steam car while accompanied by members of his family:
Here’s a video of a 1906 White Steamer:
Here is a video of a 1907 White Steamer:
Here’s a video on a 1909 White Steamer:
Here is a video on President’s Taft’s White House limousine, a 1909 White Steamer:
Here is a video on a 1910 White Steamer:
Here are some videos on Webb Jay and “Whistling Billy”:
Here are some more videos on steam powered cars:
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