Nikola Tesla Lab

Nikola Tesla was a famous inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, physicist, and futurist best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current (AC) electricity supply system. He gained experience in telephony and electrical engineering before emigrating to the United States in 1884 to work for Thomas Edison in New York City. He soon struck out on his own with financial backers, setting up laboratories and companies to develop a range of electrical devices. His patented AC induction motor and transformer were licensed by George Westinghouse, who also hired Tesla for a short time as a consultant. His work in the formative years of electric power development was involved in a corporate alternating current/direct current “War of Currents” as well as various patent battles. Continue reading for more fascinating historical photos.

18. Abandoned Grand Galerie at The Louvre in Paris during WWII

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17. High-Res Still from The Black Lagoon Movie c.1964

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16. The Mona Lisa after WWII c.1945

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15. Mickey Mouse Club Meeting c.1930

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14. After a March Blizzard in North Dakota c.1966

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13. Howard Carter Looks Through Open Doors of Tutankhamun’s Second Shrine c.1924

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12. White House Kitchen c.1909

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11. Apollo 1 Crew Entering Command Module c.1967

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10. Versailles Treaty Being Signed c.1919

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9. Rolling Stones c.1963

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8. Atlantic City c.1912

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7. Princeton Students After a Snowball Fight c.1893

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6. Boxing Match on USS Oregon c.1897

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5. Tornado in South Dakota c.1884

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4. Laika, The First Dog to Venture Into Space c.1957

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3. Royal Navy Returning Home c.1858

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2. Gold Prospectors Marching Through Chilkoot Pass to Dawson City c.1898

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1. Driving Class at Michigan Highland University c.1939

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