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Index Treadle

A treadle is a part of a machine which is operated by the foot to produce reciprocating or rotary motion in a machine such as a weaving loom (reciprocating) or grinder (rotary). [1]

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Abrasive blasting

Abrasive blasting, more commonly known as sandblasting, is the operation of forcibly propelling a stream of abrasive material against a surface under high pressure to smooth a rough surface, roughen a smooth surface, shape a surface or remove surface contaminants.

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Anson Vasco Call II

Anson Vasco Call II played a major role in founding Afton, Wyoming.

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Åke Nordin

Åke Nordin (17 March 1936 – 27 December 2013) was a Swedish entrepreneur.

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Bicycle pedal

The bicycle pedal is the part of a bicycle that the rider pushes with their foot to propel the bicycle.

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Bradford Industrial Museum

Bradford Industrial Museum, established 1974 in Moorside Mills, Eccleshill, Bradford, United Kingdom, specializes in relics of local industry, especially printing and textile machinery, kept in working condition for regular demonstrations to the public.

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Charles Sumner Tainter

Charles Sumner Tainter (April 25, 1854 – April 20, 1940) was an American scientific instrument maker, engineer and inventor, best known for his collaborations with Alexander Graham Bell, Chichester Bell, Alexander's father-in-law Gardiner Hubbard, and for his significant improvements to Thomas Edison's phonograph, resulting in the Graphophone, one version of which was the first Dictaphone.

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Cowichan knitting

Cowichan knitting is a form of knitting characteristic of the Cowichan people of southeastern Vancouver Island, British Columbia.

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Crank (mechanism)

A crank is an arm attached at a right angle to a rotating shaft by which reciprocating motion is imparted to or received from the shaft.

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Early American molded glass

Early American molded glass refers to functional and decorative objects, such as bottles and dishware, that were manufactured in the United States in the 19th century.

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Four-bar linkage

A four-bar linkage, also called a four-bar, is the simplest movable closed chain linkage.

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Genesee Country Village and Museum

The Genesee Country Village and Museum is a 19th-century living history museum covering more than located in the small hamlet of Mumford, New York, United States, about from Rochester.

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Geo. Hattersley


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Glossary of textile manufacturing

The manufacture of textiles is one of the oldest of human technologies.

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A grindstone is a round sharpening stone used for grinding or sharpening ferrous tools.

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The Gymnasticon was an early exercise machine resembling a stationary bicycle, invented in 1796 by Francis Lowndes.

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Hattersley loom

The Hattersley loom was developed by George Hattersley and Sons of Keighley, West Yorkshire, England.

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History of the bicycle

Vehicles for human transport that have two wheels and require balancing by the rider date back to the early 19th century.

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Human-powered watercraft

Human-powered watercrafts are watercrafts propelled by human power.

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IBM Selectric typewriter

The IBM Selectric typewriter was a highly successful model line of electric typewriters introduced by IBM on 31 July 1961.

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Industrial Revolution

The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840.

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Jigsaw (tool)

A jigsaw is a saw which uses a reciprocating blade to cut irregular curves, such as stenciled designs, in wood, metal, or other materials.

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Jobbing press

A jobbing press, job press, (or jobber) is a variety of printing press used in letterpress printing.

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Judge William Shaw Anderson House

Judge William Shaw Anderson House is a building in Austintown, Ohio, listed in the National Register of Historic Places on 1976-03-17.

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Karen Armstrong

Karen Armstrong, (born 14 November 1944) is a British author and commentator of Irish Catholic descent known for her books on comparative religion.

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Ma Jun

Ma Jun (220–265), courtesy name Deheng, was a Chinese mechanical engineer and politician who lived in the state of Cao Wei during the Three Kingdoms period of China.

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Machine tool

A machine tool is a machine for shaping or machining metal or other rigid materials, usually by cutting, boring, grinding, shearing, or other forms of deformation.

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Maya textiles

Maya textiles are the clothing and other textile arts of the Maya peoples, indigenous peoples of the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador and Belize.

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Mechanical Engineering Heritage (Japan)

The is a list of sites, landmarks, machines, and documents that made significant contributions to the development of mechanical engineering in Japan.

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Midland-Ross Co. was an American steel, aerospace products, electronics, and automobile components manufacturer which existed from 1894 to 1986.

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National Dairy Shrine

The National Dairy Shrine is an American dairying group founded in 1949 and based in Wisconsin.

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Perchta or Berchta (English: Bertha), also commonly known as Percht and other variations, was once known as a goddess in Alpine paganism in the Upper German and Austrian regions of the Alps.

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Pole lathe

A pole lathe is a wood-turning lathe that uses a long pole as a return spring for a treadle.

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Reducing Machine

A Reducing Machine was a type pantograph lathe used up until the 21st century to manufacture coin dies.

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Renaissance technology

Renaissance technology is the set of European artifacts and inventions which span the Renaissance period, roughly the 14th century through the 16th century.

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Riser (casting)

A riser, also known as a feeder, is a reservoir built into a metal casting mold to prevent cavities due to shrinkage.

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Safety bicycle

A safety bicycle (or simply a safety) is a type of bicycle that became very popular beginning in the late 1880s as an alternative to the penny-farthing ("ordinary") and is now the most common type of bicycle.

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Science and technology of the Song dynasty

The Song dynasty (960–1279 CE) provided some of the most significant technological advances in Chinese history, many of which came from talented statesmen drafted by the government through imperial examinations.

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Sewing machine

A sewing machine is a machine used to stitch fabric and other materials together with thread.

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Shaving horse

A shaving horse (shave horse, or shaving bench) is a combination of vice and workbench, used for green woodworking.

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Shillong Times

The Shillong Times is an Indian newspaper.

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Sholes and Glidden typewriter

The Sholes and Glidden typewriter (also known as the Remington No. 1) was the first commercially successful typewriter.

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Singer Model 27 and 127

The Singer Model 27 and later model 127 were a series of lockstitch sewing machines produced by the Singer Manufacturing Company from the 1880s to the 1960s.

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Spinning wheel

A spinning wheel is a device for spinning thread or yarn from natural or synthetic fibres.

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The Spanish Inquisition (Monty Python)

"The Spanish Inquisition" is a series of sketches in Monty Python's Flying Circus, Series 2 Episode 2, first broadcast 22 September 1970, parodying the real-life Spanish Inquisition.

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Tiangong Kaiwu

The Tiangong Kaiwu (天工開物), or The Exploitation of the Works of Nature was a Chinese encyclopedia compiled by Song Yingxing.

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Timeline of music in the United States (1880–1919)

This is a timeline of music in the United States from 1880 to 1919.

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Treadle bicycle

A treadle bicycle is a bicycle powered by a treadle instead of the more common crank.

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Treadle pump

A treadle pump is a human-powered suction pump that sits on top of a well and is used for irrigation.

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A velocipede is a human-powered land vehicle with one or more wheels.

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