[SB012BAK], Letter from Charles Turner Hughes to Thomas Alva Edison, April 19th, 1882

Item

Abstract

Suggests plan for winding freight loco motor, leaving ends of different layers exposed so that we can put in resistance until we ascertain the exact amount that gives the most power. Find .56 armature gets hot over half dozen trips with heavy loads over 4 tons . Turning the loco reverses polarity of magnets; is that OK?

Date

1882-04-19

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

SB012BAK

Folder Set

SB012

Title

[SB012BAK], Letter from Charles Turner Hughes to Thomas Alva Edison, April 19th, 1882

Microfilm ID

89:416

Publisher

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