Electric Railway Dictionary

Electric Railway Dictionary

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If you are a fan of trolley cars, interurban streetcars and electric railroading, then The Electric Railway Dictionary is a book you need to have on your shelf! This historic text is far more than just a dictionary, although it does contain over sixty pages of definitions of terms. Most of this nearly 400-page book however, is devoted to cataloging various types of trolley cars and electric locomotives, their components, and related hardware. Hundreds of illustrations, including car plans and photographs, make this book indispensable for the railfan, modeler and museum docent. This high-quality reproduction even includes all of the original ads in the back.[a] A metal wire or rod serving as a path [or the flow of a. current oi elcctricity. ... The plow carries on its lower cnd two sliding contact pieces, which are pressed against the positive and negative conductor rails in the conduit by flat springs.

Title:Electric Railway Dictionary
Author:Rodney Hitt
Publisher:Lulu.com - 2008-03-01


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