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DamonPearl94
10-14-2016, 02:31 PM
Elwood Haynes, “Grandsire of Gasoline Cars,” is born - Oct 14, 1857 - HISTORY.com (http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/elwood-haynes-grandsire-of-gasoline-cars-is-born)



On October 14, 1857, engineer and inventor Elwood Haynes is born in Portland, Indiana. Haynes designed one of the very first American automobiles, the Haynes “Pioneer.” He was also an accomplished metallurgist: He patented stainless steel, stellite and a cobalt-chromium alloy that was used to make sharp dental and surgical tools. Haynes died of influenza in 1925.

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