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Electric Railway Engineering By Francis H. Doane
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When Electric Railway Engineering was originally published in 1915, the electric railroad was rapidly transforming the nation’s cities and suburbs. How trolley cars, interurban cars, and... More > electric freight locomotives operate, and how a railroad must be constructed and maintained to support them, is the subject of this wonderful historic book. In its pages you'll find chapters about power systems, including overhead and third-rail, and topics such as operation of traction motors, controllers, resistor grids, and other hardware. Long considered a classic, this book has been out of print for nearly 100 years. This new printing is an exact replica of the original, and features nearly 400 pages of text and numerous diagrams.< Less
Electric Railway Dictionary By Rodney Hitt
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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... More > 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.< Less
Stowe's $510 Railway: The Mount Mansfield Electric Railroad By Jerry Chase
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A history of the Mount Mansfield Electric Railroad, which ran from Stowe Vermont to Waterbury Vermont from the late 1800s until 1932. Included are railroad commissioner reports, corporate documents,... More > descriptions of route and equipment, two maps and five photographs. Learn how the tiny village of Stowe Vermont parlayed a $510 investment in stocks into an 11 mile long electrified railroad. Uncover the mysteries about this railway that no other author has found or detailed, including plans to extend it to Morrisville and even Canada. The book also serves as a capsule history of early settlement and development in the area.< Less
Stowe's $510 Railway, The Mount Mansfield Electric Railroad By Jerry Chase
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The story of Stowe Vermont's trolley and freight railroad to Waterbury Vermont. Text and maps only, includes information on the route, financing, equipment, with excerpts from the original corporate... More > papers and Vermont Railroad Commissioner reports.< Less
Railway Mania By Huw Warren
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Score of mixed chamber ensemble plus jazz group piece, originaly written for the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and subsequently rearranged for the Austrian group Ensemble Plus. Scored... More > for:Piccolo,Clarinet,bassoon,violin, viola1,viola2,cello, double bass,electric bass, drumkit.Parts available from the composer< Less
Railway Mania By Huw Warren
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Score of mixed chamber ensemble plus jazz group piece, originaly written for the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and subsequently rearranged for the Austrian group Ensemble Plus. Scored... More > for:Piccolo,Clarinet,bassoon,violin, viola1,viola2,cello, double bass,electric bass, drumkit.Parts available from the composer< Less
The Story of Electricity By John Munro
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The Story of Electricity 5 Preface 5 Publishers’ Note 6 Chapter I-The Electricity of Friction 7 Chapter II-The Electricity of Chemistry 17 Chapter III-The Electricity of Heat 25 Chapter IV-The... More > Electricity of Magnetism 28 Chapter V-Electrolysis 43 Chapter VI-The Telegraph and Telephone 48 Chapter VII-Electric Light and Heat 65 Chapter VIII-Electric Power 72 Chapter IX-Minor Uses of Electricity 83 Chapter X-The Wireless Telegraph 99 Chapter XL-Electro-Chemistry and Electro-Metallurgy 108 Chapter XII-Electric Railways 118 Appendix 126 UNITS OF MEASUREMENT 126 I. FUNDAMENTAL UNITS 126 II. Derived Mechanical Units 126 III. Electrostatic Units 128 IV. Magnetic Units 129 V. Electro-Magnetic Units 130 Practical Units of Electricity 130 Heat Units 132 Light Units 132 .. ISBN: 978-1-257-86210-8< Less
The Story of Electricity By John Munro
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The Story of Electricity 5 Preface 5 Publishers’ Note 6 Chapter I-The Electricity of Friction 7 Chapter II-The Electricity of Chemistry 17 Chapter III-The Electricity of Heat 25 Chapter IV-The... More > Electricity of Magnetism 28 Chapter V-Electrolysis 43 Chapter VI-The Telegraph and Telephone 48 Chapter VII-Electric Light and Heat 65 Chapter VIII-Electric Power 72 Chapter IX-Minor Uses of Electricity 83 Chapter X-The Wireless Telegraph 99 Chapter XL-Electro-Chemistry and Electro-Metallurgy 108 Chapter XII-Electric Railways 118 Appendix 126 UNITS OF MEASUREMENT 126 I. FUNDAMENTAL UNITS 126 II. Derived Mechanical Units 126 III. Electrostatic Units 128 IV. Magnetic Units 129 V. Electro-Magnetic Units 130 Practical Units of Electricity 130 Heat Units 132 Light Units 132 .. ISBN: 978-1-257-86210-8< Less
How to Become a Successful Trolley Car Motorman / The 1908 Handbook for Electric Railway Men By Sidney Aylmer-Small
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In 1888, Frank J. Sprague built the first successful electric-powered trolley car system in Richmond, Virginia. A few years later he invented multiple-unit control, an innovation that allowed the... More > creation of heavy electric elevated and subway systems. The motormen and conductors who operated these trains, trolleys and interurbans were often trained using Sidney Aylmer-Small’s How to Become a Successful Motorman. The book contains descriptions of electric railway systems and technology, operating instructions, and a series of quizzes designed to improve retention of the data. This easy-to-read reprint is presented in 8.5x11 format, sightly larger than the original. Care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
Diesel and Electric list 2013 By Robert Sturgess
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This book will detail all Diesel and Electric locos to run on the rail network. It lists every number carried by each loco and all the names carried from shunters to the brand new class 70 locos.... More > This will help people to log what they have seen or for haulage over the years. This will also list which locos have been cut up (with the date is was cut), preserved and exported.< Less