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A shovel is a tool for digging, lifting, and moving bulk materials, such as soil, coal, gravel, snow, ... They can be optimized for a single task or designed as cross- over or compromise multitaskers...

Great Moments in History: Who Invented the Shovel? - LiveScience


Dec 28, 2010 ... The first known shovels, I found out in the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology, were discarded ox scapula (shoulder blades) that folks in ...

Who invented the shovel and what year was it invented in


No one really knows when the shovel was invented nor whom it was invented by. ... What was the year when the first watermill invented and who invented it?

From Shovels To Plows: A History Of Snow Removal - Jalopnik


Dec 28, 2010 ... From Shovels To Plows: A History Of Snow Removal ... Just as the first settlers on New England's shores struggled to survive the brutal ...

Steam Shovel History - How Steam Shovels Work | HowStuffWorks


William Otis received a U.S. patent for the steam shovel -- the first of its kind -- in ... One such brilliant inventor was William Otis, who designed a machine to dig ...

Patent US3177026 - Snow shovels - Google Patents


Original Assignee, True Temper Corp. Export Citation, BiBTeX, EndNote, ... snow SHOVELS Filed June 5, 1961 2 Sheets-Sheet l INVENTOR. PJRJ Isl/MW 10% ...

Patent US813983 - Snow-shovel. - Google Patents


Original Assignee, William D Luney ... This invention relates to snow-shovels; and one of the objects of the same is to provide a device of this character which ...

Watch: French bulldog helps push snow shovel in Poland - UPI.com


Jan 29, 2016 ... Vincent the French bulldog helps his owner shovel snow. ... NEW YORK, April 29 (UPI) -- A Brooklyn pizzeria developed a delicious and ...

Ames Shovel Company Chronology | Ames Free Library


1805 – The first recorded date of making shovels in North Easton is April 17 when a Mr. Randall ... 1817 – Oliver Ames made the first back-strapped shovels.

Snow Shovel Shoes - Instructables


I had to come up with an invention for a program I was going to. ... I bet the first person who suggested putting some sort of shovel on the front of a car to move ...

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Who Invented the First Shovel? - Neatorama


Jan 2, 2011 ... This one's for the East Coasters, who undoubtedly have this thought in mind when they shovel their way out of mounds of glorious snow ...

Since 1774, The History of AMES in America | AMES


The AMES story goes back to 1774, when Captain John Ames began making America's first shovels. We've been building America ever since, through wartime  ...

Rugg History | RuggRugg


1842 Manufacturing begins on Rugg's first product, a wooden hay rake. 1879 One of the first snow shovels – made entirely of wood. 1920 Developed & patented ...