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Daniel Drawbaugh, "the Wizard of Eberly's Mills," circa 1900.
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Black and white portrait, head and shoulders.

Credit: Courtesy of the Pennsylvania State Archives

According to an obituary printed in the New York Times on November 4, 1911, Daniel Drawbaugh's inventions included pneumatic tools, hydraulic rams, folding lunch boxes, and coin separators. Drawbaugh was even said to have invented a wireless phone with a range of four miles. Others, however, considered Drawbaugh a charlatan who too often laid claim to others' innovations.

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