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George Westinghouse 1846-1914
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Timeline 1846 George Westinghouse born 1864 Served in the Navy 1865 George obtains first patent for rotary steam engine and drops out of College
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Timeline (continued) 1867 Invented the railroad replacer Married Marguerite Walter 1868 Patent for the frog 1869 Formed the Westinghouse air brake Co. and institutes Saturday half-holiday 1872 Automatic air brake invented
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1878 First foreign air brake company at Sevran, France 1881 Westinghouse Machine Company formed. The Westinghouse Brake Company, Ltd. ., in London, England, founded Westinghouse Machine Company formed The Westinghouse Brake Company, Ltd., in London, England, founded Timeline (continued)
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1882 Union Switch and Signal Company organized Timeline (continued)
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1886 Westinghouse Electric Company formed Later known as the Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company 1893 Westinghouse Electric Company lights Columbian Exposition in Chicago
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Unformatted text preview: ➜ 1884 ➜ The Westinghouse Brake Company, Ltd., in Hanover, Germany, founded Timeline (continued) ➜ 1895 ➜ Main works for Electric & Manufacturing Company built in East Pittsburgh ➜ 1888 ➜ Obtain rights to Nicola Tesla’s patents ➜ 1889 ➜ Company moved to Wilmerding Timeline (continued) Wilmerding ➜ 1896 ➜ Generator built by Westinghouse turn the waters of Niagara Falls into electric power. ➜ 1898 ➜ Westinghouse Company, Ltd., in St. Petersburg, Russia organized. ➜ 1905 ➜ Electrification of the Manhattan Elevated Railways and New York subway system. Timeline (continued) Niagara Falls Generators Manhattan Elevated Railways & New York Subway ➜ 1907 ➜ Loses control of his companies. ➜ 1911 ➜ Severs all ties with his companies ➜ 1914 ➜ George Westinghouse dies. ➜ Arlington National Cemetery ➜ 1918 ➜ Receives last patent Timeline (continued)...
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