The age of the "road machine" or the automobile had just begun and like all new things mechanical, it was put to the test.
Among the notable tests for the "horseless carriage" occurred in 1903, when Dr. Horatio Nelson Jackson attempted a transcontinental trip in a motorized vehicle. Travel along with the doctor through breakdowns, mishaps, delays, and automotive history in this Ken Burns documentary.
Did the good doctor make it across the country? Find out in this 120-minute story of heroism, determination, and automotive endurance.