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posted by brundlefly on Nov 20, 2008 - 36 comments

Pneumatic!

“A TUBE, A CAR, A REVOLVING FAN!” In 1870 the first subway in New York was built using a huge pneumatic tube. Alfred Beach was the inventor. The first link is to a whole book about the process, this link is to the section of nycsubway.org about Beach and his invention. And you thought pneumatic tubes were just for 1940s office fun!
posted by OmieWise on Mar 2, 2005 - 11 comments

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