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Railroad Air Brakes
Railroad Air Brakes
The first air brakes were developed during the 1860's by George Westinghouse, a young engineer who got the idea after reading about a compressed-air drill. The same principle used by the drill produced railroad brakes so safe that the system is still in use.

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Biography
Biography

Railway Equipment and Supplies
Railway Equipment and Supplies

Local and Light Railways
Local and Light Railways

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