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GEC electric traction equipment for London Underground, advert – 1932

Sunday, August 19th, 2012

GEC electric traction equipment for London Underground, advert – 1932
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Image by mikeyashworth
GEC manufactured the bulk of the traction equipment for the "standard" tube stock built in the 1920s and ’30s – as seen here. The other undertakings shown are the London Midland & Scottish Railway, the Manchester, Altrincham & South Junction Railway, the Great Indian Penisular Railway and the Buenos Aires Central Terminal Railway.

Harbour Bridge with first electric train before official opening, Sydney Harbour Bridge Celebrations, 1932 / photographed by Hall & Co

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Harbour Bridge with first electric train before official opening, Sydney Harbour Bridge Celebrations, 1932 / photographed by Hall & Co
electric trains
Image by State Library of New South Wales collection
Format: Film photonegative (copied from original nitrate photonegative)

Notes: First electric train across Sydney Harbour Bridge before official opening

From the collections of the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

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