Title: The street railway review
Year: 1891 (1890s)
Authors: American Street Railway Association Street Railway Accountants’ Association of America American Railway, Mechanical, and Electrical Association
Publisher: Chicago : Street Railway Review Pub. Co
Contributing Library: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Digitizing Sponsor: Lyrasis Members and Sloan Foundation
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used it, speak in warmest terms of the work. ONE MORE CONDUCTORLESS ROAD. * Burning Money to Use Conductors. J. B. McClary, who as superintendent of the Birming-ham (Ala..) Railva> & Electric Co., has made it one ofthe regular dividend paying roads of the south, writesus regarding the article in the Review on Conduclor-less Roads. and sa3s: Referring to the list of conductorless roads publishedin vour April and June issues, I write to ask you to addthis road to the list. We have one division, known asthe City Lines, operating seventeen motor cars with fareboxes. We could not be induced to use conductors,believing it would be a dead loss to do so. We find wehave fewer accidents than when we used conductors.One man on a car charged with full responsibility ismore careful than two. We have one line seven mileslong running to a park and lake resort, using six motorcars with trailers, where conductors are used. Whentrailers are not used, we think it burning money to useconductors.
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S. C. PECK DIES IN MEXICO. The electrical fraternity learned with general sorrowof the death of Samuel C. Peck, which occurred onboard train while en route to Boston, where he was hast-ening to undergo an operation for appendicitis. He wasthe Mexican agent for the General Electric Company,and had been in the City of Mexico since 1890. Withintwenty minutes after the receipt of the news of his deaththe two clubs, the American and the Jockey, wereheavily draped in mourning, and the daily papers, bothAmerican and Spanish, gave long notices of his life anddeath. He was one of the most popular Americans inthe City of Mexico. A new electric line from Columbia, S. C, to the high-lands north of the city was opened June 15. The lineis known as the Suburban and Eau Claire Electric Rail-road, and is operated by the Columbia Electric Light &Power Company. ^iiicct jailwayli^yleA/ 895 TESTS OF HEAVY MOTOR CARS ON THEBUFFALO & NIAGARA FALLS ELEC-TRIC RAILWAY. The past spring, H. P. Curtiss a
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