Around the beggining of the Industrial revolution, coal had been discovered in central England. This lead to the material being used as fuel to operate heavy machinery in mines.
The steam pump, invented by Thomas Newcomen, was a useful invention that simply involved pumping water out of mines when they were flooded.
The flying shuttle, invented by John Kay in 1733, allowed people to weave much faster and efficiently.
The Industrial Revolution
The Industrial Revolution was the start of new creations and inventions that would change the life of humans forever.
In 1764, a man named James Hargreaves invented the spinning jenny. It quickly overpowered the Spinning wheel, effectively improving knitting and weaving cloth items.
The first ever sumbarine, invented by Cornelius Drebble, was made out of wood and used four wooden oars to paddle under the oceans surface. It proved to not be very efficient.
A cotton gin is a machine that quickly and easily separates cotton fibers from their seeds, allowing for much greater productivity than manual cotton separation.
The Battery was invented in the year 1800, by Alessandro Volta. It was used to portably move electricity.
In 1769, James Watt patented an improved version of the steam engine that was revered in the Industrial Revolution. Later on, in 1801, Robert Fulton fully constructed and operated a steamboat.
The telegraph was the first from of communication that could be sent from a great distance and was a landmark in human history. For the first time man could communicate with another from a great distance changing many things.
Samuel Morse invented the Morse code. The Morse Code are various tones that are used to turn telegraph into a mode of comunication.
The Bicycle was invented by Kirkpatrick macmillan in 1839. It was one of the most greatest transport inventions in it's time, which eventually made it a world inspiration.
The Sewing Machine
The Sewing Machine was an invention thatw was used to decrease the manual labour of manually sewing. It was invented by Elias Howe and was one of the most famous invention of the early stages of the revolution.
Improvement of Steel
Henry Bessermer established the Bessemer Method of processing iron. It helped revolutionize the steel industry because it made producing steel cheaper by using molten pig iron.
Plastic was invented by Alexander Parkes in 1862. It was heated at a low temperature and then cooled. It was then used for valuable merchandise.
Torpedo's are large heavy missiles usually fired from a submarine underwater. It was invented by Robert Whitehead in 1866 and introduced a new way of battle under the ocean.
In 1866, Alfred Noble invented dynamite, that was a valuable tool both in the mines and wars.
In 1868, J.P Knight invented the traffic light to help and control traffic. This invention is one of the few inventions that are still used in our modern society.
The first ever telephone was developed by Alexander Bell that was developed in 1876. It was one of the many creations that shined in the Industrial Revolution.
The lightbulb was invented Thomas Edison in 1877. Thomas Edison had changed the way people had created light for centuries.
In 1893, the first diesel engine was invented by Rudolf Diesel which lead to the creation of the first automobile. It was also used in tanks and war machines.
The first airplane was a famous and industrious invention by the Wright Brothers ( Orville and Wilbur Wright). It was known to be an amazing invention that still influences us today,
The Tractor was invented by Benjamin Holt, and was destined to change farming forever. It effectively gathered crops much faster than any other machine.
French Engineer Paul Cornu invented the helicopter but the helicopter was not very manuverable, and after a few flights, stopped being used.
Quick cofee (or instant coffee) was invented in 1909 and was coffee that was instantly made by adding boiling water and milk. This ïnstant coffee"is exactly the same coffee that you would find in modern supermarketsl.
Stainless steel was an impressive material, invented by Henry Bearly. It was always used to manafacture mining machinery, as it never rusted.
A destructive and chaotic war machine, the tank was invented by Lancelot de Mole and was first mass produced in World War I. They were extremely strong and could withstang nearly every weapon.
First Assembly line
Assembly lines were invented by the Ford company, or more specifically, Henry Ford. It was used to speed up the manafacturing of Model T Ford's, which resulted in more income.
Invented by Mark Benson, the steam boiler was used to transform water into steam, fuel for heavy machinery.