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Dr. Evlyn Farris and her Electric Car in 1919 | by jurvetson
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Dr. Evlyn Farris and her Electric Car in 1919

Her grandson Haig (we work together at D-Wave) sent me this knowing my interest in EVs. He found it preparing for his family's first reunion of 131 descendants. Can anyone identify the vehicle?

 

Haig's father said he and his brothers used to race her in her electric car on their bicycles. On the flat she was faster; on hills they could catch up.

 

The house in the background still stands but smaller houses have been built around it. Evlyn was one of the first women in Canada to get a Masters Degree and was one the founders of the University of British Columbia.

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Taken on April 28, 2012