Brooklyn Bridge power plant uses glass insulators

[Trade Journal]

Publication: The Electrical Engineer

New York, NY, United States
vol. 23, no. 458, p. 172, col. 1


SYNOPSIS OF CURRENT

ELECTRICAL LITERATURE

BY MAX OSTERBERG.


Central Stations:

BROOKLYN BRIDGE NEW ELECTRIC POWER PLANT. Detailed description of the plant with a number of views and diagrams showing the special features in this undertaking. Six feeder cables are laid for distributing the current to three sections, the total length of the feeders being between 3 1/2 to 4 miles. They are laid parallel to the tracks on top the of glass insulators set on wooden cross-arms, and tied to the insulators so as to prevent their being displaced. In addition to these feeders ther are four return conductors each of 500,000 circular mills, "Elec. World," Jan. 23, '97.

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Supplemental information: 
Researcher:Bob Stahr
Date completed:December 14, 2009 by: Bob Stahr;