Item 6219 - Fire alarm pull box, Eliot, ca. 1860
- Item 6219 - Fire alarm pull box, Eliot, ca. 1860
- Contributed by Eliot Baha'i Archives
- Item 6219
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Moses Gerrish Farmer (1820-1893) of Eliot invented this fire alarm pull box, the design of which is still in use today.Show Details
In 1847 he invented the first electric railway car. He was a transcendentalist, believing that his inventions were emanations from God, and, in this spirit, did not patent his inventions in his early years.