New Canaan branch electrifcation dates

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Martin Baumann
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New Canaan branch electrifcation dates

Post by Martin Baumann » Fri Mar 06, 2015 8:01 am

Can anyone tell me the exact dates that Stamford to New Canaan was originally electrified (DC) and when it was converted to AC? Google etc does not help.

Thanks,

Martin Baumann

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Re: New Canaan branch electrifcation dates

Post by chnhrr » Fri Mar 06, 2015 9:03 pm

From the book New Haven Power by J.W. Swanberg

August 8, 1898 – 600 Volts DC

1908 (month?) – 11,000 Volts single phase AC

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Re: New Canaan branch electrifcation dates

Post by Martin Baumann » Sun Mar 08, 2015 4:14 pm

Thanks

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