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When the steam railroads electrified

by Middleton, William D.

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads -- Electrification.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 457-463) and index.

    StatementWilliam D. Middleton ; foreword by John W. Barriger, III.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTF858.A4 M5 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination467 p. ;
    Number of Pages467
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3943488M
    ISBN 100253339790
    LC Control Number2001024681

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      Eventually about 2, miles of main-line steam railroads were electrified, including miles of the Pacific Coast Extension of the Milwaukee Road in Montana, Idaho, and Washington State. And a few steam roads had electrically operated tunnel operations, including the Great Northern Railway with its Cascade tunnel and the Michigan Central Brand: Indiana University Press. The best available reference on VGN steam power is Lloyd Lewis' book, "Virginian Railway Locomotives". A set of VGN classification diagrams is available from TLC Publishing.. Electrification. In , Virginian management instituted a project to electrify its main operational bottleneck, the limiting grade of .

    Mountains Tunnel electrifications paved the way for larger projects, and soon a few lines tried much longer installations, including the coal-hauling Virginian Railway and the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific. Both the Virginian and the Milwaukee Road electrified their steepest mountain districts, where electrics held the greatest advantage over steam. Railroads -- Electrification Here are entered works on the substitution of electricity for steam as a motive power on railroads, either completely or for terminals, tunnels, etc. See also what's at Wikipedia, your library, or elsewhere.


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