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The Sharps rifle was invented by Christian Sharps who obtained a patent for a new design of a breech-loading rifle. Sharps, born in Washington, New Jersey worked as an apprentice to a gunsmith as a youth, and in the 1830s he went to work at Harpers Ferry Arsenal, studying under Captain John H. 586 more words
Visitors to the Wabaunsee County Historical Society Museum in Alma, Kansas enjoy seeing this 1923 Reo Fire Truck on display in the museum annex building. The truck was built by the Reo Motor Car Company of Lansing, Michigan, built on a Reo Speedwagon chassis. 218 more words
After six weeks here, I’m settling into the job nicely but still learning and discovering new things.
My enemies, the seagulls, have started to notice that I’m here to stay, and there aren’t as many as there used to be. 436 more words