Electric Railway

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“Two motors are usually employed on each [electric railway] car, and the connection between them and the rails is made through the car-wheels and axles, and between them and the line wire, by a wire connected with a wheel called the trolley.,/i> which is carried at the end of a pole supported on the car roof....” -Atkinson 1903


Atkinson, Philip Electricity for Everybody; Its Nature and Uses Explained (: The Century Company, 1903) 159


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