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  • Coal

    Coal
    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.
  • Steam Pump

    Steam Pump
    The steam pump, invented by Thomas Newcomen, was a useful invention that simply involved pumping water out of mines when they were flooded.
  • Flying Shuttle

    Flying Shuttle
    The flying shuttle, invented by John Kay in 1733, allowed people to weave much faster and efficiently.
  • The Industrial Revolution

    The Industrial Revolution
    The Industrial Revolution was the start of new creations and inventions that would change the life of humans forever.
  • Spinning Jenny

    Spinning Jenny
    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 Submarine

    The Submarine
    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.
  • Cotton Gin

    Cotton Gin
    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

    The Battery
    The Battery was invented in the year 1800, by Alessandro Volta. It was used to portably move electricity.
  • Steamboat

    Steamboat
    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

    The telegraph
    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.
  • Morse Code

    Morse Code
    Samuel Morse invented the Morse code. The Morse Code are various tones that are used to turn telegraph into a mode of comunication.
  • Bicycle

    Bicycle
    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
    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

    Plastic
    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

    Torpedo
    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.
  • Dynamite

    Dynamite
    In 1866, Alfred Noble invented dynamite, that was a valuable tool both in the mines and wars.
  • Traffic Lights

    Traffic Lights
    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.
  • Telephone

    Telephone
    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.
  • Lightbulb

    Lightbulb
    The lightbulb was invented Thomas Edison in 1877. Thomas Edison had changed the way people had created light for centuries.
  • Diesel Engine

    Diesel Engine
    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.
  • First Airplane

    First Airplane
    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

    The Tractor
    The Tractor was invented by Benjamin Holt, and was destined to change farming forever. It effectively gathered crops much faster than any other machine.
  • The Helicopter

    The Helicopter
    French Engineer Paul Cornu invented the helicopter but the helicopter was not very manuverable, and after a few flights, stopped being used.
  • Quick Coffee

    Quick Coffee
    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

    Stainless Steel
    Stainless steel was an impressive material, invented by Henry Bearly. It was always used to manafacture mining machinery, as it never rusted.
  • The Tank

    The Tank
    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

    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.
  • Steam Boiler

    Steam Boiler
    Invented by Mark Benson, the steam boiler was used to transform water into steam, fuel for heavy machinery.