Publication: The Electrical Engineer
New York, NY, United States
THE ELECTRICAL SUPPLY CO."s exhibit, shown in Parlor 37, was complete in every detail, and of great interest to electric railway men on account of the many new devices, improvements on old ones, shown. Some of the new articles might be briefly described as follows: Trolley wire hangers so formed that it is impossible for them to drop the trolley wire.
A reliable pole ratchet that can be sold at a low price.
A trolley catcher that pulls down the trolley pole as soon as the wheel jumps the trolley wire, and holds it out of harm's way till adjusted.
Improvements in anchor plates.
A strain insulator, guaranteed to insulate and to stand a strain of 6,000 pounds.
The Wirt volt and ampere indicators.
Sunbeam railway lamps.
The Beed oil feeder for trolley wheels.
Ward's connector for lighting trader cars.
Ward's duplex fuse box.
In addition to numerous other specialties, the Electrical Supply Co. placed on exhibit some very handsome reels of Habirshaw wire. Shield brand wire and magnet wire.
|Keywords:||Electrical Supply Company Chicago|
|Researcher notes:||The Convention referred to was the American Street Railway Association Convention.|
|Date completed:||March 6, 2011 by: Bob Stahr;|