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Elijah J. McCoy (May 2, 1844 – October 10, 1929) was a Canadian-American inventor and ... When Elijah McCoy arrived in Michigan, he could find work only as a fireman and ... In a home-based machine shop in Ypsilanti, Michigan McCoy also did more ... He invented an automatic lubricator for oiling the steam engines of ...

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Feb 5, 2015 ... Learn more about inventor Elijah McCoy, who overcame racial barriers to ... States, he took a job working for a railroad and subsequently invented a ... his name did not appear on the majority of the products that he devised.

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Mar 23, 2012 ... Although the name Elijah McCoy may be unknown to most people,the ... After a few miles, the train would be forced to stop and he would ... The Real McCoy, the Life of an African-American Inventor - Where Did the Expr…

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He was an African American inventor and his work may have been the beginning of the ... Born in Colchester, Canada, Elijah McCoy was one of 12 children of a family of ... McCoy found the work did not challenge him and sought other more ...

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Get information, facts, and pictures about Elijah McCoy at Encyclopedia.com. ... Whatever free time he had, he devoted to inventing and perfecting mechanical devices—particularly those .... Most did not work as well as the original inventions .

www.zoomschool.com/inventors/page/m/mccoy.shtml

Elijah McCoy (1843 or 1844-1929) was a mechanical engineer and inventor. ... McCoy was educated as a mechanical engineer in Edinburgh, Scotland; he then  ...

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Apr 20, 2017 ... Elijah McCoy may be unknown to most people however his inventions ... George McCoy enlisted in the British forces, in return, he was awarded ... Elijah McCoy developed a lubricator for steam engines that did not ... McCoy continued to improve upon his design and invented several more improvements.

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He kept pace with the progress of locomotive design, devising new lubricating ... Elijah McCoy (1843?-1929) made important contributions to the design of ... However, the direct use of oil-filled chambers did not apply to a locomotive's steam ...

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Elijah McCoy. (1844–1929). McCoy's invention enabled trains to run faster and more efficiently. Background: McCoy ... He had trouble finding skilled work when he returned to America. Instead, he became a ... Did You Know? As his invention  ...