Image from page 483 of “The Street railway journal” (1884) – Detroit Picture

Identifier: streetrailwayjo291907newy
Title: The Street railway journal
Year: 1884 (1880s)
Subjects: Street-railroads Electric railroads Transportation
Publisher: New York : McGraw Pub. Co.
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Smithsonian Libraries

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an amount of freight isshipped by wholesale merchants in Detroit to retail dealersin the small towns along the interurban lines. Some newfreight cars which have been recently added to the freightequipment to take care of increasing traffic differ consider-ably in construction and appearance from the type of freightor express car usually found on interurban systems. Thecar is provided with a closed cab at one end and an openplatform at the other. A door in the rear of the car opensout on the platform and entrance may be gained to the cabor front vestibule either through a door from the outsideof the car or through a door in the end of the car bodyproper. A large sliding door is located on each side of the car at the center of the body. The interior is well suppliedwith light by six small windows on each side. The car isprovided with M. C. B. couplers which are placed at thestandard height for steam roads. The body is painted alemon yellow. -♦-♦^ COMBINATION PORTABLE VOLT-WATTMETER

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COMBINATION PORTABLEVOLT-WAT 1 METER A combination portable volt-wattmeter is being intro-duced by the Wagner Electric Manufacturing Company, ofSt. Louis, that while of particular interest to central stationmanagers is of especial value for testing and especially fordetermining core losses in small lighting and power trans-formers and for small motor testing. The instrument car-ries a lamp socket imbedded in the case, in which is placed the lamp or the attach-ment plug connectedwith the device undertest. To the right handis a small hard rubberswitch, this switch car-rying two pointers, oneon each side. One ofpointers is marked novolts or 150 volts, as thecase may be, and theother pointer is marked220 volts or 300 volts, asthe case may be, the in-strument being designedin such a way as to be suitable for operation on both150-volt and 300-volt circuits, by simply throwing the switchto the proper voltage point. Each side of this switch, thatis, the 150-volt side and 300-volt side, travel

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Tagged: , bookid:streetrailwayjo291907newy , bookyear:1884 , bookdecade:1880 , bookcentury:1800 , booksubject:Street_railroads , booksubject:Electric_railroads , booksubject:Transportation , bookpublisher:New_York___McGraw_Pub__Co_ , bookcontributor:Smithsonian_Libraries , booksponsor:Smithsonian_Libraries , bookleafnumber:483 , bookcollection:smithsonian

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