Image from page 491 of “The Street railway journal” (1884) – Detroit Picture

Identifier: streetrailwayjo201902newy
Title: The Street railway journal
Year: 1884 (1880s)
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Subjects: Street-railroads Electric railroads Transportation
Publisher: New York : McGraw Pub. Co.
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
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five incandescent lamps, one of which is putin a Dayton Manufacturing Companvs signal lamp box [Vol. XX. No. 14. switches between the interurban and city lines are closedto supply the interurban car houses with light and powerfor shunting cars. The overhead emergency wagons used in Detroit differin several respects from those kept by most city roads. Theyare pulled by one horse, and consequently are made light,with a ladder instead of a tower. The chief novelty, how-ever, is in having the lower part enclosed. This closedtop is simply the strong frame for supporting the laddercovered with canvas as a delivery wagon top. fn the emergency houses at St. Antoine Street, near STREET RAILWAY JOURNAL. DIRECTORS: J.C.Hutchins, R.B.Van Cortland!, Arthur Pack, E.W.Moore, H.R.Newcomb, R.A.Harman, H.A.Everett, J.G.Schmidlapp, Geo.H.Russell. SECRETARYEdwin Hendersi>n ASST. SECRETARY A. E. Peters PURCHASING AGENTA. E. Peters SUPT. TRACKSJohn Kerwin GENERAL EXPRESS &PASSENGER AGENTG.AV. Parker

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ASSISTANT GENERALPASSENGER AGENTJohn H. Fry SHOPFOREMEN SUPERINTENDENTMOTIVE POWERThomas Farmer POWER HOUSEENGINEERS REAL ESTATE &TAX COMMISSIONERRobert Oakman ASSISTANT SUPT.MOTIVE POWERE. .7. Bui-dick

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