In 1837 Samuel George Soame was born, becoming an agricultural engineer with a workshop in Norfolk, England. Although fitted with a steam engine, the Soame Steam Car was a smaller wooden, horse drawn looking type of transportation vehicle. The Soame Steam Car was used extensively around North Norfolk, England and was sold by Samuel's grandson in 1946.
The Soame Steam Car was featured in the 1953 motoring classic, Genevieve. According to the Society of Automotive Historians, it was bought by Dick Joice in 1993. Jean, his widow, asked David King to restore the vehicle for the Holkham Bygones Collection based in Norfolk, England.
Take a look at some very rare and great Soame Steam Car pictures below sent to us from Russell Yeamans!
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