The Reade Family
The Electric Man
The Steam Man
of the Prairies
John Brainerd's original version was the world's first robot. Its significance cannot be overestimated.
The Steam Man Mark II
Frank Reade Sr. improves on Brainerd's design.
The Steam Man Mark III
Frank Reade Jr. builds the last steam-powered man.
The next generation of robot will be the
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