Profile: Elbert R. Robinson

On Sept. 19, 1893, Elbert R. Robinson received a patent for the electric highway trolley. The trolley was an important mode of transportation for that time. Robinson was a black inventor who is also credited with acquiring another patent for improving the railway system.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s