Inventions of THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

Telephone- 1876

Alexander Graham Bell

The telephone revolutionized business and personal communication. The first telephone made communication much easier.

The Lightbulb-1879

Thomas Edison

This invention changed the way we design buildings, increased the length of the average workday and jumpstarted new businesses. It also led to new energy breakthroughs -- from power plants and electric transmission lines to home appliances and electric motors.

TYPEWRITER-1873

Latham Sholes, and Carlos Glidden

DISHWASHER-1886

Josephine Cochrane

pHoNOgRAPh-1877

Thomas Edison

GASOLINE POWERD AUTOMOBILE- 1893

Charles and Frank Duryea

FIRST HAND CAMERA, THE KODAK- 1888

George Eastman

POWERED Flight-1903

Wilbur and Orville Wright

AUTOMATIC LUBRICATOR-1872

Elijah McCoy

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