‘The Dark Edison’ who recorded over 50 patents to his name over his very long career and who strived to produce a safer and better general public transportation system. He was the 1st BLACK to be always a mechanised and electric engineer following the Civil Battle. He had small formal schooling; his education halted early in his teenagers when he visited are an apprentice. Mostly of the BLACK inventors, he submitted several patents, like the Multiplex Telegraph, a tool that sent communications between train channels and shifting trains, but additional inventors claimed possession of many of these. His parents had been freed slaves. Thomas Edison stated possession of his innovations twice, and lastly decided to present him an area in his organization.