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Poetry Corner:The Ocean

On this day occurred the death in 1869 of John Elder, marine engineer and shipbuilder. Elder invented the compound steam engine in 1854 which, by using the same steam twice, reduced the coal consumption of steam ships and increased the payload. 129 more words

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Playing Truant

Playing Truant has five members of a mortgage foreclosure team attending a conference when one of them decides he doesn’t want to go into the meeting. 85 more words

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John Adams Elder: Fredericksburg's Civil War Artist

Emerging Civil War welcomes back Michael Aubrecht

Standing amid the soldiers’ and civilians’ graves in the Confederate Cemetery on Washington Avenue is a simple, elegant marker with the name “Elder” etched across its face. 978 more words

Emerging Civil War

John Elder

Learning from data is universally useful. Master it and you’ll be welcomed nearly everywhere.

– John Elder

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John Elder

Learning from data is virtually universally useful. Master it and you’ll be welcomed nearly everywhere!

– John Elder

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