Thomas Edison and an electric car 100 years ago

Thomas Edison and an electric car 100 years innovation repeats itself. Just think where we would be if we had been building electric cars since the early it was the first car made

Bradbury Building - Industrial Revolution - 1893. Extensive use of wrought iron in the central court and open elevator cages

Art Nouveau Industrial Revolution Bradbury Building Los Angeles, California - extensive use of wrought iron in the central court and open elevator cages.

Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin - English film actor and director operating a movie camera. Original Publication: People Disc - (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

Bell, Alexander Graham- early 1900's

Bell, Alexander Graham Here for your consideration is an extraordinary image of Bell, Alexander Graham. It was created between 1905 and 1945 by Harris & Ewing. The photo documents Bell, Alexander Graham.

Mesta Machine

Mesta Machine Company employee stands next to a molded staggered tooth gear at the company’s West Homestead facility, 1913 “” Carnegie Museum of Art Collection of Photographs, Carnegie.

Chester E. McDuffee's patented diving suit - 1911

Chester E. Macduffee next to his newly patented, 250 kilo diving suit, 1911 Is this the inspiration for Robbie the Robot (Return to the Forbidden Plant)?

13 free photos from the Industrial Revolution for high school social studies teachers

Lewis Hine Power House Mechanic Working on Steam Pump, 1920 by Lewis Hine. I'm drawn to the black and white pictures - the obvious strength of the man and his "partner" the machinery.

Steam Hammer

Photographer and Urban Archeologist specializing in the documentation of historical industrial architecture, machinery, infrastructure and mines.

The Wright brothers

The Wright brothers, Orville and Wilbur, credited with inventing and building the world's first successful airplane and making the first controlled, powered and sustained heavier-than-air human flight, on December 1903

During the industrial revolution, goods were taken from one place to another by train. Trains made getting things to other places faster and easier.

INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION Railroads were a major factor in the Industrial Revolution. The invention of the steam powered engine and the use of iron on the railways led to the expansion of railroads. They connected England making transportation quicker.

The First Telephone Call

Alexander Graham Bell Is the canadian who invented the telephone. Picture shows Bell placing the first New York to Chicago telephone call in 1892

The pens at Ellis Island, main hall. These people have passed the first mental inspection. (Edwin Levick)

The immigration process an extremely hectic process. There were immigrants a day trying to enter Ellis island.

Workers at the Woolworth's building

That is one *brave* man, standing untethered atop the Woolworth Building, NYC, 1926