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Nikola Tesla at Wireless Telephone Demonstration, 1902  Wish so much that this image was larger. Seeing him in context with his contemporaries, he's not any better dressed or really even sharper (tho' better put together, more finished).

Nikola Tesla Photo: Nikola Tesla at Wireless Telephone Demonstration, 1902

Nikola Tesla (shown with box around him) at wireless telephone demonstration in Philadelphia, 1902.

Photo of Statue of Tesla at Niagara Falls for fans of Nikola Tesla. Statue of Tesla in the State Park of Niagara Falls. The statue was a gift from Yugoslavia the U.S. in 1976.

Nikola Tesla Photo: Statue of Tesla at Niagara Falls

Statue of Tesla in the State Park of Niagara Falls. The statue was a gift from Yugoslavia the U.S. in 1976.

Nicola Tesla/Westinghouse display, Machinery Hall, Exhibit, World's Colombian Exposition

Locomotive outside of Transportation Building - World's Fair Chicago 1893 (No 999, claimed to be fastest in world at this time, 112 mph)

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Nikola Tesla monument by Les Drysdale in Niagara Falls, Ontario.

Nikola Tesla monument by Les Drysdale in Niagara Falls, Ontario.

Very early Telephone Operator Switch Board circa 1892

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Nikola Tesla in his lab, 1899 (Today is his 160th birthday!)

Nikola Tesla in his lab, 1899 (Today is his 160th birthday!)

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Inventor George Westinghouse,though born in New York, made his fortune in Pittsburgh. Backed Tesla's AC electrical current as superior to Edison's DC current. Recognized Tesla's as superior because he knew a good invention when he saw one.  Discovered the airbrake among many of his own innovations. Lived in Homestead and worked at his castle in Wilmerding, formerly the Westinghouse Museum.  Remember, "You can be sure if it's Westinghouse."

Inventor George Westinghouse

By Theodore Nevin George Westinghouse One day, many years ago, Mr. George Westinghouse happened to see a collision between two freight-trains that was caused by the ineffectiveness of the hand-brakes then in use. He wondered how trains could be stopped more quickly, and he set to work to invent a device to do it. He decided that the brake must be worked from the engine, since the engineer is the first to see any danger. He tried chains, but they would not do. Reading of the use of…

Vanished Westinghouse estate here yields some secrets - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Vanished Westinghouse estate here yields some secrets

George Westinghouse IV greeted archaeologist Christine Davis with a handshake and a question:

On Jan. 8, 1886, the Westinghouse Electric Co. was established by George Westinghouse on Garrison Alley in Downtown Pittsburgh to manufacture & promote use of equipment for alternating electric current system. The company helped to electrify U.S. & world. Its largest factories were located in East Pittsburgh, where it made turbines & coils for electricity production. Westinghouse Electric was historically the rival to General Electric, founded by George Westinghouse's arch-rival, Thomas…

On Jan. 8, 1886, the Westinghouse Electric Co. was established by George Westinghouse on Garrison Alley in Downtown Pittsburgh to manufacture & promote use of equipment for alternating electric current system. The company helped to electrify U.S. & world. Its largest factories were located in East Pittsburgh, where it made turbines & coils for electricity production. Westinghouse Electric was historically the rival to General Electric, founded by George Westinghouse's arch-rival, Thomas…

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George Westinghouse Jr. was born today 10-6 in 1846. He was one of Thomas Edison's main rivals in early electrical systems inventions and developed the alternating currant (AC). He founded The Westinghouse Corp. He passed in 1914.

George Westinghouse Jr. was born today 10-6 in 1846. He was one of Thomas Edison's main rivals in early electrical systems inventions and developed the alternating currant (AC). He founded The Westinghouse Corp. He passed in 1914.

Giclee Print: Westinghouse Electric Company's 16 Candle-Power Incandescent Lamp, Advertisement, 1886 : 24x18in

Giclee Print: Westinghouse Electric Company's 16 Candle-Power Incandescent Lamp, Advertisement, 1886 : 24x18in

size: 24x18in Giclee Print: Westinghouse Electric Company's 16 Candle-Power Incandescent Lamp, Advertisement, 1886 :

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