Edmund Hemming, invented the mechanical street sweeper in England in 1699. The device was similar, yet a larger scale than the modern carpet sweeper.
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Jump to Mechanical sweepers in the United States – The very first street sweeping machine was patented in 1849 by its inventor, C.S. Bishop. For a long time, street sweepers were just rotating disks covered with wire bristles. These rotating disks served as mechanical brooms that swept the dirt on the streets.
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In the United States the first street sweeping machine was invented and patented in 1849 by C.S. Bishop. These two sweepers were horse-drawn. In 1911, John M. Murphy invented motor driven pickup street sweeper but only on paper.
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The first mechanical street sweeper in the U.S. is credited as having been invented by C.S. Bishop, and patented on September 4, 1849 (U.S. Patent 6,699.).