Westinghouse: The Life and Times of An American Icon




George Westinghouse was an American engineer and industrialist who pioneer the electrification of the United States. He also invented the railway airbrake and only in the age of 19, he achieved his first patent. In American history, he is one of the almost unremembered technological leaders. With his patents, inventions, and business acumens, he altered the look of the World.

An appreciated engineer and greatest industrialist, he pioneer industrial revolution, and played a major role in changing America from a younger agricultural society into a modern financial powerhouse. He was one of the few most powerful American industrialists and defied and eventually overcome Thomas Edison in the combat of currents, and outcome the systems of electrical production and distribution that persist to this day.


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