[SB012AAC], Letter from Rockaway Elevated Railroad Co, William Willshire Riley to Thomas Alva Edison, May 28th, 1880

Item

Abstract

Your demo of electric motor last Tues so satisfactory, would like to put it in service on Rockaway Elevated Rail-Road [writer is prez], provided you can adapt & build it quick. Marg: "Write and say cannot go into building apparatus yet. The apparatus Road here is merely for experimetal purposes & can do nothing in way of biz until our experiments are completed."

Date

1880-05-28

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

SB012AAC

Folder Set

SB012

Title

[SB012AAC], Letter from Rockaway Elevated Railroad Co, William Willshire Riley to Thomas Alva Edison, May 28th, 1880

Microfilm ID

89:252

Publisher

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