[QE001A001], Technical Note, Thomas Alva Edison, May 18th, 1879

Item

Abstract

Electric tramway sketches. Described by TAE's testimony beginnning 115:783. Designed as "small feeders for trunk line railroads in the wheat regions of the Northwest, to be operated by wind power and automatically." Exhibit #1 shows dynamo driven by belting (reversable commutator); motor with governor; supplying dynamo current to section of track.

Date

1879-05-18

Decade

1870-1879

Identifier

QE001A001

Folder Set

QE001

Title

[QE001A001], Technical Note, Thomas Alva Edison, May 18th, 1879

Microfilm ID

115:824

Publisher

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