ELECTRIFICATION PROTOTYPE

New coal-hauling Ohio industrial railroad uses commercial-frequency, high-voltage system; electric railroad was built by coal-producing subsidiary of American Electric Power System to link major surface mining operation with newly expanded Muskingum River generating station of Ohio Power; 25,000-v, 56-cycle electrification makes it unnecessary to have special railroad transmission lines; rectifier locomotive weighs 402,000 lb and has continuous tractive effort of 82,300 lb; car configuration was chosen to assure stability in operation.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    P.O. Box 350
    Bristol, CT  USA  06010
  • Authors:
    • Houser, F N
  • Publication Date: 1968-11-11

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  • Accession Number: 00043014
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 2 1973 12:00AM