Inventions of the Industrial Revolution

Rebecca Zak

First Telephone- 1874

Alexander Graham Bell

Alexander Graham Bell invented the first telephone in 1874. The telephone transmits sound via Electrical current. Bell tested the telephone with varying intensity until he succeeded in 1876. The telephone revolutionized business and personal communication. He named the company the Bell Telephone Company which is currently known as the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T).


Christopher Sholes


Thomas Edison


Lewis Latimer

Kodak Camera-1888

George Eastman

Gasoline-powered Automobile-1893

Charles and Frank Duryea


John Milne

Diesel Engine- 1892

Rudolf Diesel

Periodical Table of Elements-1865

Dmitri Mendeleyev

Motion Pictures-1895

Louise and Auguste LumiƩre

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