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Sep 11, 2014

Driving to Snowdon summit in 1904

110 years ago this month, motoring pioneer Sir William Letts drove an Oldsmobile to the summit of Snowdon in less than 90 minutes. He was also a founding member of the AA ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

and, with a colleague from Crossley Motors, showed the War Office that cars could replace horses for army transport. He lived in Llandudno and was involved in many local causes. For more about his remarkable life, scan the QR codes on the gatepost outside his former villa in Church Walks. Or click here