Direct-connected generator

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A picture of a 650-kilowatt direct-connected generator. This compound-wound generator, also known as a dynamo, are almost entirely used for railways. A represents the frame, B represents the wheel that starts the generator, R and R’ represent rings that are attached to the frame, and T and T’ represent armature cables.


International Correspondence Schools A Textbook on Electric Lighting and Railways (Scranton, PA: International Textbook Company, 1901)


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