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Image from page 14 of “The American educator; completely remodelled and rewritten from original text of the New practical reference library, with new plans and additional material” (1919)

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Identifier: americaneducator05fost
Title: The American educator; completely remodelled and rewritten from original text of the New practical reference library, with new plans and additional material
Year: 1919 (1910s)
Authors: Foster, Ellsworth D., ed Hughes, James L. (James Laughlin), 1846-1935
Subjects: Encyclopedias and dictionaries
Publisher: Chicago, Ralph Durham Co.
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LARGEST LOCOMOTIVE EVER BUILTDesigned for the Virginian Railway by the Baldwin Locomotive Works. and the works of the American LocomotiveCompany, which are located in eight differentcities. The American locomotive is nowfound on every continent. Electric Locomotives. Locomotives inwhich electric power is substituted for steamhave been successfully operated for a num-ber of years on suburban railroad trains,and since 1915 over even difficult lines ofmountain road. The most notable electrifica-tion of both freight and passenger service ison the Chicago, Milwaukee & Saint PaulRailroad in Montana and Idaho. Enginesare employed which are 112 feet 8 inchesin length; each is equipped with motorswhich develop nearly 3,500 horse power.

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ii,toiiii.i!iiii:ii!(=;i.iiiri:iWjI^i|lil|li TYPICAL ELECTRIC LOCOMOTIVEThe current is diverted to the motors by over-head feed wires, similar to those of the famil-iar city trolley lines. For suburban service both trolley lines andthird-rail systems are employed. As nosteam locomotives are permitted on Man-hattan Island, New York City, all trains The average electric locomotive weighs 110to 125 tons, and is equipped ^vith eight totwelve motors each developing 300 to 325horse power. Related Articles. Consult the following-titles for additional information:Air Brake Steam Electricity Steam Engine Electric Motor Stephenson, George Railroad Westinghouse, George LOCOMOTOR ATAXIA, a disease ofthe nervous system, characterized by a lossof the power to move the muscles harmoni-ously. It is not paralysis, for the person isable to move and even to walk. He walks,however, with a peculiar halting gait, duringwhich he often falls, because the limbs willnot move together. The approach of the dis-e

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