Re: Ohio Brass
  Mal Rowe

Hi Malcolm,
Agreed - and here's how it worked in practice!
See attached or

The pic shows the early Richmond Virginia system of the late 1880's which many regard as the first practical electric tramway.

It's scanned from the Bonanza Books re-print of Frank Rowsome's "Trolley Car Treasury" (a great book!)

Mal Rowe in Melbourne AU
----- Original Message -----
From: Malcolm Miles

>For those with an interest in overhead wiring, scans of numerous pages

>from Ohio Brass catalogues (mostly 1926-7) have recently been added to

>the Ohio Valley Electric Railway web site:


I like the emergency hose bridge.

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