Seeing the Alma row boat motor at the Old Mystic meet really drives home the fact that the turn of the century was a heyday of tinkerers! The guys messing around in barns and machine shops were heralding a new age filled with new mechanical means of transportation.

Here is the Alma, made by Emil Algot Holmstedt. It is a one-off, lovingly made by Mr. Holmstedt.

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