Technology Timeline

The list below will provide the inventions made, the inventor and the year of invention.

1752, lightning rod by Benjamin Franklin

1794, Cotton gin by Eli Whitney

1801, Steam powered pumping station erected to provide water for the city of Philadelphia.

1807, Robert Rumford invents the steamboat.

1814, John Jethro created a plough with a replaceable cast-iron tip.

1817, Erie Canal developed.

1833, Walter Hunt invents the first lock-stitch sewing machine

1843, Charles Goodyear, vulcanized rubber; could erase pencil

1844, telegraph by Samuel F.B Morse

Source: Technology Timeline
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