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A new electric locomotive for the Pennsylvania Railroad

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3 Author(s)
Gowans, F. D. ; General Electric Company, Erie, Pa. ; Widell, B. A. ; Bredenberg, A.

Simplicity and reliability are the keynotes of the design of the new single-phase a-c electric locomotives for the Pennsylvania Railroad. Basic components tried and proved by years of successful operation were deliberately chosen and combined into a new design. Full advantage was taken of the latest improvements in materials and manufacturing processes to create a motive power unit of high capacity which is economical to build, operate, and maintain.

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American Institute of Electrical Engineers, Part II: Applications and Industry, Transactions of the  (Volume:71 ,  Issue: 1 )

Date of Publication:

Jan. 1952

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