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Holly, Birdsill

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  • Holly, Birdsill — SUBJECT AREA: Mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic engineering [br] b. Auburn, New York, USA d. 27 April 1894 Lockport, New York, USA [br] American inventor of water pumping machinery and a steam heating system. [br] Holly was educated in… …   Biographical history of technology

  • Birdsill Holly — (November 8, 1820 April 27 1894) was an inventor. Holly was born in Auburn, New York. He spent his early years in Seneca Falls, New York, a major center of water powered industries. His first patented invention was a rotary water pump.He left… …   Wikipedia

  • Mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic engineering — See also: INDEX BY SUBJECT AREA [br] Adamson, Daniel Alden, George I. Archimedes of Syracuse Ashley, Howard Matravers Banu Musa ibn Shakir Bilgram, Hugo Bodmer, Johann Georg …   Biographical history of technology

  • Fire hydrant — in Charlottesville, Virginia, USA A fire hydrant (also known colloquially as a fire plug in the United States or as a johnny pump in New York City, because the firemen of the late 19th century were called Johnnies[ …   Wikipedia

  • Lockport (city), New York — Infobox Settlement official name = Lockport, New York settlement type = City nickname = The Lock City motto = imagesize = image caption = image |pushpin pushpin label position = pushpin map caption =Location within the state of New York pushpin… …   Wikipedia

  • Thomas T. Flagler — Thomas Thorn Flagler (October 12, 1811 September 6, 1897) was a U.S. Representative from New York.Born in Pleasant Valley, New York, Flagler attended the local schools.He learned the printer s trade and became one of the owners and publishers of… …   Wikipedia

  • Auburn, New York — Infobox Settlement official name = Auburn, New York settlement type = City nickname = motto = imagesize = image caption = image |pushpin pushpin label position = pushpin map caption =Location within the state of New York pushpin mapsize = mapsize …   Wikipedia

  • Upstate New York — The standard definition of Upstate New Yorklegend|lime|North Country and Adirondacks, often referred to as the true upstate by localsUpstate New York is the region of New York State north of the core of the New York metropolitan area. It has a… …   Wikipedia

  • District heating — Biomass fired district heating power plant in Mödling, Austria …   Wikipedia

  • Auburn (New York) — Dieser Artikel wurde aufgrund von inhaltlichen Mängeln auf der Qualitätssicherungsseite des Projektes USA eingetragen. Hilf mit, die Qualität dieses Artikels auf ein akzeptables Niveau zu bringen, und beteilige dich an der Diskussion! …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • National Inventors Hall Of Fame — Le National Inventors Hall of Fame est une organisation qui honore les réalisations des inventeurs, peu importe leur nationalité, pour peu que celles ci soient remarquables. Pour y être admis, de son vivant ou à titre posthume, il faut posséder… …   Wikipédia en Français

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