Eustis Estate

Cars & Carriages intro

David Chesnut II worked at the Eustis Estate during the transition between horse-drawn carriages and automobiles. W.E.C. Eustis was an engineer who liked to be on the cutting edge of technologies and transportation was no exception. W.E.C. acquired automobiles early in the 20th century and David likely learned to drive on those vehicles before becoming a chauffeur. Click below to zoom in on carriages and cars from this era.