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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
Volume 2000, District Railway electric multiple units --- Diversity jurisdiction By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 2000, District Railway electric multiple units---Diversity jurisdiction Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic... More > gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< 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
1887 Prospectus for San Francisco's Wire Cable Railways and Cable Cars By Pacific Cable Railway Company
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In 1873, the first cable railway in the United States began operation in San Francisco. In subsequent years, the Clay Street Railroad was joined by many other operators throughout the U.S.A.,... More > including systems in New York and Los Angeles. The rise of the electric trolley made most cable car systems obsolete. Today, the only street cable car system in operation is the historic San Francisco Municipal Railway. Originally published in 1887, this prospectus was prepared by patent holders in hopes of attracting additional operators and investors. The document describes the cable car system and its operation in text, diagrams and photographs, and presents a detailed list of patents. This easy-to-read reprint is presented in format, sightly larger than the original. However, care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less