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" It worked, but only for a few minutes, when it busted. That man sat around that shop and slept in it for three weeks until he got his engine right and made it work the way he wanted it to. "When he reached this period, I gave orders for the... "
Thomas Alva Edison: Sixty Years of an Inventor's Life - Page 124
by Francis Arthur Jones - 1908 - 362 pages
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Science and Industry, Volume 6

Mechanical engineering - 1901
...and made it work the way he wanted it to. When he reached this period I gave orders for the engine works to run night and day until we got enough engines,...years with only one insignificant stoppage. One of those first engines that Sims built ran twenty-four hours a day, 365 days in the year, for over a year...
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Edison: His Life and Inventions

Frank Lewis Dyer, Thomas Commerford Martin - Inventors - 1910
...made it work the way he wanted it to. When he reached this period I gave orders for the engine-works to run night and day until we got enough engines, and when all was ready we started the engines. Then everything worked all right. . . . One of these engines that Sims built ran twenty-four...
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Thomas Alva Edison

Francis Rolt-Wheeler - 1915 - 201 pages
...that shop and slept in it for three weeks until he got his engine right and made it work the way he wanted it to. "When he reached this period, I gave...enough engines, and when all was ready, we started the main engine. The date was September 4, 1882, a Saturday night. That was when we first turned the current...
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Stories of Achievement, Volume 5

Asa Don Dickinson - Biography - 1916
...the engine back with him. It worked but only a few minutes, when it busted. That man sat around the shop and slept in it for three weeks until he got...ready we started the engine. The date was September 4, 1882, a Saturday night. That was when we first turned the current on to the mains for regular light...
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The Engineers' List, Volume 10

Engineers - 1901
...and made it work the way he wanted it to. When he reached this period I gave orders for the engine works to run night and day until we got enough engines,...and when all was ready we started the engine. The day was September 4, 1882 a Saturday night. That was when we first turned the current on to the...
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