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George Diven Grave
Photographer: Mike Wintermantel
Taken: April 30, 2015
Caption: George Diven Grave
Additional Description:
George Diven, a farmer and wagoner, who lived in what is now Fulton County, was the earliest inventor of the friction brake for Conestoga wagons in the 1840's. His brake shoe design has influenced friction type brakes ever since.

Submitted: April 30, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Database Locator Identification Number: p306750
File Size: 2.448 Megabytes

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