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Pure Genius. The original patent for Alternating Current by Tesla. He handed it over to Westinghouse to save Westinghouse's company and died a pauper. JP Morgan ended up with the patent to build his company General Electric. Where is the next Tesla? We need you. Just hold onto your patents.

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Pittsburgh was the site of the first licensed, commercial radio station. "This is KDKA, of the Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company, in East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. We shall now broadcast the election returns." —Leo Rosenburg, on the very first radio broadcast by KDKA, November 2, 1920

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Weegee photographs - Photos - Shocking photos from famed crime photographer Weegee

Macabre was Weegee's specialty. Case in point, the photographer took this shot of an American prisoner strapped into a chair in a gas chamber as he is sentenced to death. The prisoner's black hood carrries a Westinghouse Electric Company logo.

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Westinghouse – Nuclear | Westinghouse Electric Company > About > Community and Education > Educational Grant

George Westinghouse - Businessman, Inventor. He is best known as the inventor of the Westinghouse railway air brake and founder of the Westinghouse Electric Company.

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Nikola Tesla and George Westinghouse - With the big money supporting DC currents (Edison Electric, J.P. Morgan, Thomson-Houston Company - through a merger into G.E. General Electric), Pittsburgh magnate George Westinghouse stood by Tesla's AC current, because as an inventor himself, he knew that the technology was superior, and felt that it would eventually win the war of the currents. Tesla, amazingly, would later give up his $2.50 per horsepower of electrical capacity sold that he was due.

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Tesla two-phase motor in the Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company exhibit at the Columbian Exposition, 1893.

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AGREX Whitcomb 45-Ton #n/n. A 25-ton diesel-electric built by H. K. Porter in Pittsburgh, this little switcher was probably one of 6 built for stock in 1947-48. It was sold to the National Supply Company in Torrance, CA, and numbered #1. It is equipped with a Cummins HBI 600 150 hp diesel engine and Westinghouse 189R7 300-volt generator which powers a Westinghouse 14434 traction motor on its rear axle connected by a chain drive to the non-motored front axle.

Who was the genius know as Tesla, a history in pictures.

Nikola Tesla invented the radio X-rays the vacuum tube amplifier and more - Nikola Tesla received no credit for these and other inventions.

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Westinghouse - How to "Go Slow to Go Fast," Ric Perez. The Westinghouse Electric Company engaged Kotter International to work on their globa...