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     See the life changing events that  happen to you if you lived those times.
          Read the words  and experience the new technology available to you then.
                 Feel the excitement of a world speeding faster.

 Machine tools continue to provide today's abundant lifestyle.

   See the items and articles to demonstrate how the progression of technology from   .....all the world that machines tools have provided to us from  ca.1700 till 1950.

{ More time periods will be added later.}

 

The Progressive 1850s...........................................................


Planing machine with two moving chisels designed by Mr. Dusommun and Dubied
French Engraving from 1858

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Civil war  1862--1865....machine tool development is driven massively.......................................................

 

 

The age when machines really started impacting all ordinary lives. 1870s..................................................................................................

Legend:
Fig. 1. Tenon mill, 2. Planing machine with rotating blades, 3. Small milling machine for curved forms, 4. Grinding stone, 5. Milling machine for mortise and tenon, 6. Gear cutting machine, 7. Frictional gear for milling machine head, 8. Grinding stone with multiple speeds, 9. Smooth finishing machine for long wooden boards, 10. same for shorter boards, 11-15. Metal shaping machine, 16-18. Wood shaping machine, 19. Screw rod (for milling), 20. Files for wood, 21. Files for metal work, 22. Hand grinding stone.
 

The age of greatest technological change to your life 1900s.............................................................................................

 

The Progressive 1910s.......,,,,,,,,,....................................................

World war I 1916--1918..   the first "modern war" .........................................................

The so called Roaring 1920s...........................................................

Building the Marmon automobile engine and the Lycoming straight 8 Engine in the 1920s

 

The depression ridden Boaring1930s..........................................

 

 

World war II 1938--1945..    ".machinery blitzkrieg"........................................................

 

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Pictures of my kids enjoying antique machine tools.

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