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The Stanley Steamer was a steam-powered automobile produced by the Stanley Steamer Company which set the world land speed record at 127.7 mph in 1906, driven by Fred Marriott , picking up the Dewar Trophy in the process. This is the longest-standing officially recognised land speed record for a steam car.
The Steamer enjoyed a boom in the early 1900's before eventually being overtaken technologically by the internal combustion engine.
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