The original cover art for Margaret Cheney's Tesla - Man out of Time
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November, 1910: Office At Metropolitan Tower

Gaining some initial success with his turbines, Tesla relocates his office to the prestigious 48-story Metropolitan Tower, which was the world's tallest building at the time.

April 21st, 1910: Mark Twain Dies

Mark Twain died of a heart attack in Redding, Connecticut, one day after Halley's Comet's closest approach to Earth. Years later, Tesla, near his own death, would attempt to send money to Twain by messenger.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known as Mark Twain.
Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known as Mark Twain.
Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known as Mark Twain. The magnificent Metropolitan Tower in New York City. Mark Twain participating in an experiment in Tesla's 5th Ave. lab as Tesla watches from behind.