Full Steam Ahead

When you hear the words “steam engine” you probably think of James Watt or Robert Fulton, two men who were perhaps most famously able to harness steam power for manufacturing and transportation. But Watt and Fulton weren’t the first men to the steam party, not by  a long shot. On 2 July 1698, a military engineer by the name of Thomas Savery patented the first … Continue reading Full Steam Ahead