Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,167 pages of information and 245,637 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Nathan Read

From Graces Guide
Nathan Read (1759-1849).
1790. Steam carriage.

Nathan Read (1759-1849) born at Warren, Mass.

1788 Invented the vertical boiler

1790 Nathan Read, an American, took out a patent for a steam carriage and made a model. [1]

1849 Died at Belfast, Maine aged 90

See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. Timothy Hackworth and the Locomotive by Robert Young. Published 1923.
  • Steam Locomotion on Common Roads by William Fletcher. Published 1891.