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Gas Engines Company History

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Who were Massey and Harris?

More than 200 years ago, a quiet revolution started to unfold. It began with the reaper replacing the man swinging a cradle scythe. Obed Hussey obtained the first patent for a reaping machine. Inventor Cyrus McCormick, who had not bothered with a patent up until that time, quickly filed his own, and the fight was on. As the original patents expired or could be circumvented, other ...

Staff | May 7, 2021

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