In 1903, the first people to cross the United States in a car were Horatio Jackson and his assistant Sewall Crocker. Accompanying them was Jackson’s pit bull Bud who became the first dog to cross America in the Winton Vermont automobile. Bud’s specially made driving goggles reside in the Smithsonian today.
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“In 1903 Horatio Nelson Jackson and driving partner Sewall K. Crocker became the first people to drive an automobile across the United States. Somewhere in Idaho, they obtained a Pit Bull named Bud. The Winton had neither a roof nor windshield, Jackson eventually fitted Bud with a pair of goggles.”