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1932: The George Westinghouse Bridge, Pittsburgh’s engineering marvel We at the Digs have always appreciated the grand splendor of the George Westinghouse Bridge, but until we examined an envelope of...

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George Westinghouse -Founder of the Westinghouse Electric Company in 1866, Westinghouse (see photos) was a well-known inventor and engineer of his time

The Digs: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | 1932: The George Westinghouse Bridge, Pittsburgh’s...

The Digs: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | 1932: The George Westinghouse Bridge, Pittsburgh’s...

George Westinghouse - an inventor that has influenced the course of progress in the USA and a genuinely nice human being.

The Digs: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | 1932: The George Westinghouse Bridge, Pittsburgh’s...

Noah Hawley on a Thriller in Which Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse Face Off - The New York Times

George Westinghouse was an amazing American who changed the world. He invented the air brake for trains. Until this invention, only locomotives had brakes and thousands died annually in train wrecks. Every train in the world today still uses his system. In addition, the AC power used all over the world was pioneered by Westinghouse. Edison wanted to use DC power because he could make more money but Nikolai Tesla convinced Westinghouse that AC was better . His impact on the world was huge.

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