Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Technology in 1914.

1914 Chevrolet Light Six - click
Photo: www.wikipedia.org
  One hundred years ago the citizens of Bangor, Maine and lots of other places first discovered window screens; it was only recently that flies were discovered to carry diseases.  The automobile was starting to flourish along with "detachable rowboat motors".
  The Lombard Steam Hauler was also being converted to the use of gasoline engines.  A man in Bangor had invented a "float gauge of oil and gas tanks".
  Electric light bulbs with tungsten filaments were dropping in price as new manufacturing methods were discovered.  A whole host of products came on the market.
  Read more: http://bangordailynews.com/2014/10/12/living/blogs-and-columns-living/high-tech-wonders-entertained-mainers-a-century-ago/
Light bulbs of the era
Photo: www.wikipedia.org

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