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Thomas Edison

Friday Fun Fact: Thomas Edison has over 49 patents that use concrete.  Edison was the first to contract and live in a precast concrete home.  In 1922 Yankee Stadium “the house that Ruth built” was actually built by Edison. Built in the Bronx took just 284 days from start to finish, using: 45,000 barrels of cement, 30,000 cubic yards of gravel, 15,000 cubic yards of sand, 500 laborers, For a total of 35,000 cubic yards of concrete.