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Isaac L. Ellwood, Joseph Glidden and Jacob Haish, inventors of barb wire and John Warne Gates vision to fence the Western prairies with barbed wire 

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... to popular lore, barbed wire was invented almost simultaneously in 1873 by Isaac Ellwood, Joseph Glidden and Jacob Haish after the three unrelated men had assisted to the demonstration of a wooden rail with sharp protruding nails used to fend off cattle at a country fair in De Kalb, Illinois,   ...

 

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