BM & LP: FIRST 50-KV ELECTRIFICATION

The Black Mesa & Lake Powell Railroad formally opened on March 15, 1974 although it has been operating for several months. The 78 mile railway cost $54 million and has a maximum capacity of 17,000 tons of coal/day. Linehaul and unloading operations are automated. The railway is the first in the world to be electrified with 50,000 volts A.C.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    P.O. Box 350
    Bristol, CT  USA  06010

    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    P.O. Box 350
    Bristol, CT  USA  06010
  • Publication Date: 1974-3

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  • Accession Number: 00054663
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Canadian National Railways, Headquarters Library
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 10 1974 12:00AM