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  1. Railway — 2019-02-19 15:36:10
    …ructed his first locomotive, 'Blucher', for hauling coal at Killingworth Colliery near Newcastle. In 1815 he invented a safety lamp for use in coalmines, nicknamed the 'Geordie'. == First Passengers == In 1821, the project to build the Stockton…
  2. Elevator — 2018-09-18 13:05:45
    …t by two architects in 1835. English architects Stutt and Frost built the Teagle to have a belt and a counterweight for safety. A control cable in the car operated a belt-shifter to change travel direction. A hand brake is in evidence. This basi…
  3. Bicycle — 2018-08-25 00:56:59
    …ere were several attempts by others to find a safer cycle amongst them was the Shergold's bicycle. {{Image url="ShergoldSafetyBicycle.jpg" class="right" title="Shergold Safety Bicycle" width="200" }} **1878**. Built to a safety pattern, //Shergo…
    …ld Safety// , and made by Thomas Shergold of Gloucester. **1879** – Henry J. Lawson //Bicyclette//…
  4. Underwater Tunnel — 2018-07-23 22:04:41
    …nted a revolutionary **tunnelling shield** a major leap in tunnelling technology. This protected workers and improved safety of the tunnel collapsing. == Tunnel shafts == Work began in 1825 with the the building of the shafts down to the tunn…
  5. Life Boat — 2017-08-03 09:58:34
    …bstone: @@“This LIONEL LUKIN Was the first who built a Life-boat, and was the original Inventor of that principle of safety, by which many lives and much property have been preserved from Shipwreck; and he obtained for it the King's patent in…
  6. Air Traffic Control — 2017-07-06 13:23:45
    … ATC == Air Traffic Control aim is to provide a “controlled airspace”, a network of airway corridors that provide a safety zone for air traffic to operate in. Distances vary but aircraft that are flying along the airways under [[radar]] surve…
  7. Electric Car — 2017-06-19 23:50:19
    …ave two drivers and be preceded by a man waving a red flag as a warning to other road users. This was introduced as a //safety measure// but driven by horse carriages afraid of losing their business. == Britain's Red Flag Act == In 1865 Britai…
  8. Steam Engine — 2017-05-23 20:30:35
    …n, and there were many early disasters. The most important refinement to the high pressure engine at this point was the safety valve, which releases excess pressure. Reliable and safe operation came only with a great deal of experience and codifi…
  9. Match — 2017-05-18 18:53:27
    …m Stockton-on-Tees [[Durham]], [[England]]. == The Friction Match == {{Image url="matchstrike.jpg" class="left" title="Safety match" width="200" }} Walker was born in Stockton-on-Tees in 1781. He developed a keen interest in finding a means of c…
  10. Cat Eyes — 2017-05-17 09:02:28
    …eflecting Roadstuds Limited in Halifax to manufacture the items. The name //Catseye// was their trademark. == Improved Safety == He founded the company with £500 of capital and opened a factory beside his home in Boothtown. In 1936 Shaw conduct…

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