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Description: N. A. Cassier, 1899., This is a special number published by Cassier's Magazine "articles from the foremost authorities in the of photographic & other illustrations...a text book on electric railway engineering.." Pages 253 - 540, divided into 18 chapters, page 254 & 255 are photographs of the contributors. 1) "Latest Developments in Electric Conduit Railways" F.S. Pearson, chief engineer of Metropolitan Street Railway Co. N.Y. 2) "Electric Tramways in Great Britain" Robert W. Blackwell. 3) "Building an Electric Railway" Lemuel W. Serrell. 4) " Overhead Construction" J.G. White. 5) Development of Modern Electric Railway Motor" Dr. Cary Hutchinson. 6) "Some Early Traction History" Thorburn Reid. 7) "Electrolysis From Railway Currents" Arthur Abbott. 8) "Municipal Ownership of Tramways in the United Kingdom" Benjamin Taylor. 9) "Development of Tram Car" John Brill. 10) "Rails & Rail Joints" M.K. Bowen. 11) "Light Electric Railways" Dr. Louis Bell. 12) "Multiple Unit System for Electric Railways" Frank J. Sprague. 13)" Electric Locomotive" George R. Mair. 14)"Polyphase Alternating Currents for Electric Railways" Prof. Dugald Jackson. 15) "Selection of Rolling Stock" C.F. Uebelacker. 16) "Storage Batteries & Electric Railways " Herbert Lloyd. 17) "Electric Railways in America" William J. Clark.18) "The City & S. London Electric Railway" P.V. McMahon. Many b. & w. photographs, diagrams, charts & drawings, not numbered but there are well over 200. A very nice, clean, tight copy, bound in a dark green cloth, top & bottom of spine and corners slightly bumped, o./w. near fine. Contents clean, no inscription or marks, small bookshop label bottom f.e.p. 10" x 6.75". 1899

Keywords: train electric railway tramway electricity trams overhead Cassier's magazine

Price: GBP 35.00 = appr. US$ 49.98 Seller: GBL Books
- Book number: 3702

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