Jennie Elizabeth Melton

Events

Steam Locomotive

1830

One of the most important phenomena of the Industrial Revolution.

http://www.ushistory.org/us/25b.asp

Electric Telegraph

1834

An arrangement of dots, dashes, and spaces, invented in the United States by Samuel F.B. Morse.

https://www.britannica.com/topic/Morse-Code

Battery

1836

John F. Daniell invented the Daniell Cell that used two electrolytes: copper sulfate and zinc sulfate.

https://www.thoughtco.com/battery-timeline-1991340

First hydroelectric plant

9/30/1882

Fox River in Appleton, Wisconsin, named the Appleton Edison Light Company, initiated by Appleton paper manufacturer H.J. Rogers, been inspired by Thomas Edison's plans for an electricity-producing station in New York.

http://www.americaslibrary.gov/jb/gilded/jb_gilded_hydro_1.html

Wind Power

1888

Invented in Cleveland, Ohio by Charles F. Brush.

http://www.thirdplanetwind.com/energy/history.aspx

Electric cars

1890

The first successful electric car in the U.S. showed up thanks to a chemist from Iowa.

https://www.curbed.com/2017/9/22/16346892/electric-car-history-fritchle

First Electric Stove

1896

Electric ovens were invented, but they did not become prominent until the late 1920s as electricity technology improved.

http://blog.hhgregg.com/history-of-the-oven/

Solar Panel

1904

One of the first applications of concentrated solar was the 6 hp solar powered motor made by H.E. Willsie and John Boyle

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_power_in_the_United_States

Hoover Dam

5/29/1935

completed May 29, 1935 and all features were completed by March 1, 1936.

https://www.usbr.gov/lc/hooverdam/faqs/damfaqs.html