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Elijah J. McCoy (May 2, 1844 – October 10, 1929) was a Canadian-American inventor and ... In a home-based machine shop in Ypsilanti, Michigan McCoy also did more highly skilled work, such as ....

Elijah McCoy - Engineer, Inventor - Biography.com

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Learn more about inventor Elijah McCoy, who overcame racial barriers to ... a 19th century African-American inventor best known for inventing lubrication ... Although McCoy's achievements were recognized in his own time, his name did not ...

Elijah McCoy, inventor of quality products | African American Registry

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Born in Colchester, Canada, Elijah McCoy was one of 12 children of a family of runaway ... McCoy found the work did not challenge him and sought other more ...

Elijah McCoy | African American Inventors | Scholastic.com

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Elijah McCoy. Lewis Latimer ... McCoy's invention enabled trains to run faster and more efficiently. Background: McCoy was ... Did You Know? As his invention ...

Elijah McCoy: American Inventor - EnchantedLearning.com

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Elijah McCoy (1843 or 1844-1929) was a mechanical engineer and inventor. ... McCoy's first invention (1872) was a revolutionary way of lubricating steam ...

Elijah McCoy - Life of An Inventor - Inventors - About.com

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Elijah McCoy may be unknown to most people however his inventions have ... His best known invention was a cup that fed lubricating oil to machine ... Elijah McCoy developed a lubricator for steam engines that did not require the train to stop.

Black History Canada - Elijah McCoy

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Image: Elijah McCoy (courtesy Library and Archives Canada/nlc-11320) ... McCoy's first drip cup invention was patented on July 12, 1872. The drip cup device ...

Elijah J. McCoy - Fact Monster

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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 ...

Inventor Elijah McCoy Biography - The Great Idea Finder

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Oct 16, 2006 ... Fascinating facts about Elijah McCoy inventor of a lubrication system in 1872. ... engineers, and entrepreneurs. Elijah McCoy featured January, 1996 for his invention of the Automatic Oil Cup. ... DID YOU KNOW? Improvement ...

ELIJAH J. MCCOY Africa-America Inventor 57 U.S. Patents ...

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Jan 29, 2012 ... In a home-based machine shop in Ypsilanti, Michigan, McCoy did his ... has been associated with Elijah McCoy's invention of an oil-drip cup, ...

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Get information, facts, and pictures about Elijah McCoy at Encyclopedia.com. Make research ... In 1872 McCoy was issued a patent for his invention, and within a short time his automatic .... Most did not work as well as the original inventions.

Elijah McCoy - Inventor of the Automatic Lubricating Cup | The Black ...

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Mar 23, 2012 ... Elijah McCoy was an inventor who developed the automatic ... McCoy remained interested in continuing to perfect his invention and to create more. ... The Real McCoy, the Life of an African-American Inventor - Where Did the ...

Elijah McCoy Facts - Biography - YourDictionary

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His parents, George McCoy and the former Mildred Goins, were fugitive slaves ... However, the direct use of oil-filled chambers did not apply to a locomotive's steam ... McCoy devised an invention that became known as the lubricating cup.