Edison and Ore Refining - Engineering and
When Thomas Edison left the electric light industry in 1892 (a result of the merger of Edison General Electric with several other companies to form Corporation), he declared “I’m going to do something now so different and so much bigger than anything I’ve ever done before people will forget
Muckers and Ore Milling - Thomas Edison
Employing remarkable team work and persistence Edison spent much of the 1890s designing machinery to mine and process iron ore at his Ogdensburg, New Jersey ore milling plant, a project that ultimately failed. Explore these events, during the month of March at Thomas Edison National Historical Park
Edison Portland Cement - Thomas Edison
THOMAS EDISON & PORTLAND CEMENT - APRIL 2014. Year of Innovation Series Continues. WEST ORANGE, NJ – Turning lemons into lemonade, Edison used his experience handling iron ore to develop new methods of making Portland cement and designed a process to make affordable cement houses.