Lula Empie Van Dyke is pictured here seated in the family buggy.  The carriage horse, Nellie, is harnessed.  This is a typical scene in Newport before the automobile age.  Many ladies had their own light buggies as well as a family surrey.  They were good horsewomen as well.

From Watson, Tim, and Elizabeth Jacoway. Newport and Jackson County. Arcadia Publishing, 2016