Up to 1885 the following was the shortest time consumed in going one mile:

Object. Min

Locomotive....

Skating.....1

Running Horse. 1 Trotting Horse. 2

Bicycle.....2

Skating.....3

Tricycle.....3

Running Man___4

Rowing.....5

Snow Shoes...5

Walking.....6

Swimming...12

Sec.

50 1/4 05 3/4

39 3/4

09 1/4

03 1/2

16 1/4

02 3/4

39 3/4

42 1/4