[N135012], Technical Note, Thomas Alva Edison, August 3rd, 1880

Item

Abstract

"Electric R.r. Paint the whole of the third rail with an insulating paint (all except top) this for street RRs...." drawing of third-rail with pick-up. FR 469 unclear sketch re: distribution? "patent this" Sketch for Elec RR patent. "in reversing mention can reverse field magnet mention if not already shown auxiliary coil on field." "Mention that train can be braked by opening ckt to bobbin & short cktg it or it may be reversed while in circuit this acting as a brake....." Sketch of "Hornig's new design" for insulated third rail.

Date

1880-08-03

Decade

1880-1889

Identifier

N135012

Folder Set

N135

Title

[N135012], Technical Note, Thomas Alva Edison, August 3rd, 1880

Microfilm ID

38:468

Publisher

Thomas A. Edison Papers, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University