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1946 - complete model electric railroad

MINIATURE ELECTRIC RAILWAY

CD 1966024 E&MP27.110

Electric Lighting

May 26, 1946

A complete model electric railroad; nothing has been left out or overlooked.

Electric trains run out of an efficiently operated and electrically governed railroad yard; over pigmy mountains, past a cascading waterfall and into tunnels; up hill and down, through cities and across make believe rivers that are spanned by bridges, the trains buzz their hurried way.

From time to time an invisible Dispatcher sends out an order; a semaphore arm suddenly drops to horizontal, a red light blinks, and the train comes to an impatient stop before a little depot.

WESTINGHOUSE LIGHTING INSTITUTE
SEVENTH FLOOR
GRAND CENTRAL PALACE
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y.  


Original Caption by Science Service
Westinghouse



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