Inventions, Chicago

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    It all began here ...

    by shrimp56 Updated Nov 22, 2004

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    THINGS THAT WERE INVENTED IN CHICAGO
    vacuum cleaner [1869]
    elevated railway [1883]
    skyscrapers [1885]
    softball [1887]
    open heart surgery [1893]
    ferris wheel [1893]
    zipper [1896]
    fixed trunnion bascule bridge [1902]
    electric washing machine [1910]
    pinball machine [1931]
    twinkie [1931]
    spray paint [1949]

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