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Air Brake Invention at the Heart of Westinghouse Safety Legacy
Air Brake Invention at the Heart of Westinghouse Safety Legacy
April 13, 2016 by Joe Smetanka
On April 13, 1869, George Westinghouse received a patent for what has since been called, “the most important safety device ever known” – the air brake. Safety is a vital component of the legacy handed down by George Westinghouse.
 

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