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Identifier: streetrailwayj271906newy (find matches)
Title: The Street railway journal
Year: 1884 (1880s)
Subjects: Street-railroads Electric railroads Transportation
Publisher: New York : McGraw Pub. Co.
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
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BELFAST STANDARD DOUBLE-DECK CAR MOTOR TOWER WAGON USED IN BELFAST car, which can be plugged on to any pillar, and communicationmade with the power house or car sheds as desired. The center poles are lighted by means of two incandescentlamps fixed on each pole at a height of about 12 ft. from the wire is arranged to serve two lines of track. This method hasbeen adopted with a view to reducing complications in theoverhead special work, and, as in one case, as many as seven-teen tracks are taken off the two approach tracks, and in an-
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INTERIOR VIEW OF THE BELFAST TRAMWAYS CAR HOUSE AT FALLS ROAD ground. These lamps are simply for the purpose of indicatingthe position of the poles at night and not for street lighting,and are supplied from the lighting mains. Provision was madefor erecting arc lamps on the center poles for street lighting,but this matter has been deferred for the present. The overhead equipment in the six car sheds and over theapproaches has been carried out by Mr. McCowens own staff. other twenty tracks are taken off a single track, the possiblecomplications of overhead equipment can be imagined. The overhead wiring of each shed is separated from thestreet wiring by sectional insulators, and the supply of energyto each shed is controlled by a circuit breaker and wattmeter,so that the energy used in the sheds can be carefully watchedand the outside lines protected from interruptions due to faults Tebruary 3, 1906.) STREET RAILWAY TOURNAL. 193 in the car sheds. The approaches to each shed are brillian

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