[D8232P1], Memorandum, Robert Macy Gallaway, Thomas Alva Edison, February 1882


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[D8232P1], Memorandum, Robert Macy Gallaway, Thomas Alva Edison, February 1882

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"when are you going to fit up a train on the elevated lighted by electricity Isolated dept has that they could do it any time--dont think there is much money in it Gould dont pay anything= will have 3 miles electric RR running at Menlo in 4 weeks tried new Locomotive tonight" "you are mistaken about Gould not paying anything when you are ready with that engine le tme know and give Gould & myself a private exhibition--It may be very profitable to all 3 of us-- The biggest thing financially outside of Electric R Lowrey & Fabbri will tell you that his Electric R is a mere toy & farce whereas it requires a 100 hpow Loco for Elevated & one that will not get out of order." "don't forget to let me know when you are entirely ready so I can take Gould out to see it--we want it-- I will take care of the rest" ""all right can take you over the road at 50 miles per hour in a 10hp Locomotive Electricity taken from the rails to run the London Continuous Elevator system at all the stations of Co--I want the first chance at it for our roads. Siemens has been here and over the roads with this view. but we can make more money by the Edison" don't know who the correspondents are, but poss select; dh 16dec02
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Thomas A. Edison Papers, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University
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