First Road designed for motor vehicles

Great inventions always come out of Africa. The colonial governor Joseph S. Gallieni had French Engineers construct a road for motor vehicles to connect the port town of Tamatave with the capital city of Antananarivo, the road was intended for motor freight traffic. Continue reading

Internal-combustion engine now in fire trucks

Waterous Fire Engine Works created and introduced circa 1900, Continue reading

First Firefighting equipment was a large syringes

Firefighting in one form or another has been round for over 2000 years… A rich history for those who wish to learn more about firefighting. Continue reading

Fireproofing Ones Home in Ancient Rome

After the great fire of 64 CE in Rome which destroyed many multi-level mud brick buildings, mostly apartment dwellings. Continue reading

Teotihuacan was a Major City in New World

The City of Teotihuacan, located in Northeastern area of the Valley of Mexico was founded around 1 CE. Continue reading

Construction of the German Autobahn

The German autobahn, a nationwide highway system with limited-access expressways was constructed beginning in 1921. Continue reading

Archeologists Uncover Ancient City Building Plots

Archeologists uncover building uniform plot sizes in the ancient city of Titris Hoyuk, Turkey, near Syria dating back to circa 2000 BCE. Continue reading

Chemical Fire Extinguisher Invented in France

A chemical fire extinguisher using carbonic acid was invented in France by Alexander Laurent in 1905. Continue reading

British Invent Fire Extinguisher

British inventor, George Manby invented the fire extinguisher using compressed air to propel water in 1816. Continue reading

First Mechanical Street Sweeper

Edmund Hemming, invented the mechanical street sweeper in England in 1699. Continue reading