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Society: ASMEMain Category: MechanicalSub Category: ManufacturingEra: 1870-1879DateCreated: 1878John M. Browning Firearms MuseumOgdenState: UTZip: 84401Country: USAWebsite: http://www.asme.org/about-asme/history/landmarks/topics-m-z/manufacturing---2/-141-browning-firearms-collection-%281878%29Creator: Browning, John Moses
This collection recognizes the inventive talents of John Moses Browning (1855-1926), a prolific and significant designer of sporting and military firearms, whose designs were known for simplicity, accuracy, and reliability. He held more than 128 patents covering 80 distinct firearms produced by Winchester, Remington, Colt, Fabrique Nationale, Savage, and General Motors (during wartime), among others.
YearAdded:
1989
Image Credit: Public Domain; Produced prior to 1/1/1923Image Caption: Browning Firearms CollectionEra_date_from: 1878
Great Falls Raceway and Power System
Society: ASCEMain Category: CivilSub Category: Power GenerationEra: 1750-1799DateCreated: 1792Great FallsPatersonState: NJZip: 07522Country: USAWebsite: http://www.asce.org/project/great-falls-raceway---power-system/Creator: l'Enfant, Pierre Charles, Colt, Peter

Visionary Alexander Hamilton, the United States' first Secretary of the Treasury, visited the Great Falls of the Passaic River with George Washington in 1778. The 77-foot-high, 280-foot-wide waterfall inspired his dream of abundant, inexpensive energy as the means for economic independence from foreign markets.

YearAdded:
1977
Image Credit: Courtesy Flickr/Ken Lund (CC BY-SA 2.0)Image Caption: Great Falls Raceway and Power SystemEra_date_from: 1792
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