This article reviews electric railway overhead wire construction practices as used by street railways and by interurban lines. Although written for railfans, the article contains much excellent technical material on electric railway overhead wire practices, and is largely based on American Electric Railway Association material. Trolley wire, catenary, pole installation, backbone, and other types of construction are covered.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This article is contained in the book "Traction Guidebook for Model Railroads", edited by Mike Schafer, Kalmbach Books, 1974.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Kalmbach Publishing Company

    21027 Crossroads Circle
    P.O. Box 1612
    Waukesha, WI  United States  53187-1612
  • Authors:
    • Clouser, W J
  • Publication Date: 1974

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: p. 67-76

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00095669
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 15 1981 12:00AM