Horace Tanner Eastman

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Horace Tanner Eastman

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Birthplace: Ridgeway, Orleans, New York
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Samuel Eastman and Betsey Tanner
Husband of Hannah Louisa Snow
Father of Julia A. Eastman; Cary Eastman; Fannie Eastman; Ben Ben Elmer Eastman; Nora Eastman and 4 others
Brother of Samuel Josias Eastman

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About Horace Tanner Eastman

Horace Tanner Eastman (1819-1906). He invented the First Pilot (headlight) ever used on any railroad. Unfortunately, he never had it patented. Universally used.

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Horace Tanner Eastman's Timeline

1819
October 27, 1819
Ridgeway, Orleans, New York
1845
1845
Age 25
With the Mad River & Lake Erie Railroad, the first railroad in Ohio
1849
January 13, 1849
Age 29
Sandusky, Erie, Ohio
1852
1852
Age 32
Anna, Union, Illinois
1853
1853
Age 33
New York
1855
1855
Age 35
Anna, Union, Illinois
1856
1856
Age 36
Moved to Anna, Illinois
1856
Age 36
Developed one of the fine farms in southern Illinois
1861
July 14, 1861
Age 41
Anna, Union, Illinois
1863
November 29, 1863
Age 44
Anna, Union, Illinois