elijah mccoy and lloyd war

Essay specific features

 

Issue:

American History

 

Written by:

Frank R

 

Date added:

January 21, 2016

 

Level:

University

 

Grade:

A

 

No of pages / words:

5 / 1241

 

Was viewed:

3271 times

 

Rating of current essay:

 
Essay content:

McCoy went to Edinburgh, Scotland, at age 15 and studied mechanical engineering for five years. When he came home he became a railroad fireman on the Michigan State Railroad. Back then steam locomotives had to stop at intervals so that the fireman could oil their pistons, levers, and connecting pins...
displayed 300 characters

Custom written essay

All essays are written from scratch by professional writers according to your instructions and delivered to your email on time. Prices start from $11.99/page

Order custom paper

Full essays database

You get access to all the essays and can view as many of them as you like for as little as $28.95/month

Buy database access

Order custom writing paper now!

  • Your research paper is written
    by certified writers
  • Your requirements and targets are
    always met
  • You are able to control the progress
    of your writing assignment
  • You get a chance to become an
    excellent student!

Get a price guote

 
 

About 1870, while living in the town of Ypsilanti, Michigan, McCoy began to experiment with automatic lubricators for steam engines. He received his first patent in 1872 for a "lubricator cup" that provided a steady but unregulated flow of oil to a lubricating point. Later that year he patented a lubricator equipped with stopcocks linked to a rod that enabled the oil flow to be controlled...
displayed next 300 characters

General issues of this essay:

Related essays: