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Wheelbarrow

History of Engineering: Wheelbarrow
Chuko Liang (181-234 A.D.) of China is considered to be the inventor of the wheelbarrow. Liang was a general who used the wheelbarrows to transport supplies injured soldiers. The Chinese wheelbarrows had two wheels and required two men to propel and steer.

Wheelbarrow
Descriptions of the wheelbarrow in China refer to first century BC.

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