Electric traction on the Pennsylvania Railroad, 1895-1968

by Michael Bezilla

Publisher: Pennsylvania State University Press in University Park

Written in English
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Pennsylvania State University Press Physical Description p.: ill. ; 24 cm. Subjects Railroads--United States--Electrification Pennsylvania Railroad Notes Includes bibliographical references and index c.2 NMRA: ISBN Call Number TF Z5 P Copies 2 copies Location c.1 Stacks c.2 NMRA Box 2 Collection Kalmbach. Con-Cor Electric Powered mP54 MU Baggage-Mail w/Pantograph - Standard DC -- Pennsylvania Railroad (Pre-War Light Tuscan, Boxcar Red Roof, olive Trucks) Part #: Out of Stock. The PRR GG1 was a class of electric locomotives built for the Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) for use in the northeastern United States. Between and , General Electric and the PRR's Altoona Works built GG1s. The GG1 entered service with the PRR in , and later operated on successor railroads Penn Central, Conrail and last GG1 was retired by New Jersey Transit in   Pennsylvania Railroad is a GG1-class electric locomotive located in the Harrisburg Transportation Center in Harrisburg in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. It was operated by the Pennsylvania Railroad and its successors, Penn Central and Conrail. pulled the first electrically powered train from Philadelphia to Harrisburg on January

In his book, "Electric Locomotives," historian Brian Solomon points out the first known use of a "heavy rail" electric locomotive took place in when General Electric manufactured a small, ton machine featuring two axles. A year later it built another which utilized a pair of trucks and nose-suspended traction . Electric Traction on the Pennsylvania Railroad, University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, pp. Hardcover. B&W Illustrations. 2nd Printing. Slight edgewear to dustjacket. Book is fine condition. Fine /Very Good+. $ Contributors MICHAEL BEZILLAreceived his B.A. from Indiana Universityof Pennsylvania,and did his graduate studies at The Pennsylvania State University, becoming a research fellow of the Association of American Railroads and earning his Ph.D. in the history of technologyin He is the author of two books: Electric Traction on the Pennsylvania Railroad () and Engineering. TomyTec Co LTD Series 4-Car Suburban Commuter Train-Only Set - Standard DC - Tomix -- Basic Set B Japanese National Railways JR/JNR (Shonan Scheme, green, orange).

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His books include Electric Traction on the Pennsylvania Railroad, Book Reviews Created Date. A Brief History To Electric Traction The year saw the birth of the first electric Railway run by a German Engineer Werner Van Siemens using both the rails to carry the current.

Finding this a little too dangerous, Siemens soon adopted the overhead electric wires. Electric traction was introduced on Indian Railways in year on KV DC. This is well-chronicled in Michael Bezilla's book, Electric Traction on the Pennsylvania Railroad: - (P ennsylvania University Press, ).

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University Park, PA. Specializing in the history of technology, he was a graduate fellow of the Association of American Railroads and received a Ph.D. from Penn State in The Penn State Press in published a revised version of Michael Bezilla's dissertation as Electric Traction on the Pennsylvania Railroad, The PRR GG1 was a class of electric locomotives built for the Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) for use in the northeastern United States.

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I contacted the Hagley Library and the RR Museum of Pennsylvania seeking a copy without success. Inthe North Pennsylvania Railroad renamed the Wissahickon station in honor of Ambler. The village of Wissahickon also took in the name Ambler in Electric Traction on the Pennsylvania Railroad, University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, Bibel, George.

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