Elijah J. McCoy (May 2, 1844 – October 10, 1929) was a Canadian-American
inventor and engineer of African descent who was notable for his 57 U.S. patents,
Elijah McCoy (born May 2, 1844) was a noted inventor of lubricating devices for
the railway in the later 19th and early 20th centuries. By the time of his death, ...
Elijah McCoy may be unknown to most people however his inventions have
created a level of distinction which bears his name.
The son of former slaves from Kentucky who had escaped via the Underground
Railroad to Canada, at 15 years of age Elijah McCoy traveled to Scotland ...
Elijah McCoy (1843?-1929) made important contributions to the design of
railroad locomotives after the Civil War. He kept pace with the progress of
Elijah McCoy is credited for inventing a self-regulating lubricator for steam
engines in 1872 with U.S. Patent number 129843. This is the first among his 52 ...
Elijah McCoy was born on May 2, 1843 in Colchester, Ontario to runaway slave
parents who used the Underground Railroad to escape. Once the McCoy family ...
Elijah McCoy (1843 or 1844-1929) was a mechanical engineer and inventor.
McCoy's high-quality industrial inventions (especially his steam engine lubricator
Mar 23, 2012 ... Elijah McCoy was an inventor who developed the automatic lubricating cup
which allowed trains to travel without delays to add oil to the axles ...
Oct 16, 2006 ... Elijah McCoy was the inventor of a device that allowed machines to be lubricated
while they were still in operation. Machinery buyers insisted ...