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Rapid transit by belt conveyor.

Image ID: 804919

Rapid transit by belt conveyor. (1910)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Rapid transit by belt conveyor.

Creator

: Towles, Beverly -- Illustrator

Published Date

: 1910

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 31 x 24 cm. (12 1/4 x 9 1/2 in.)

Notes

: Printed on border: "The method of transportation by moving platform shown above can carry, according to the Public Service Commission, 73,500 people per hour at 12 miles per hour. Up to distances of 4 miles this is as fast as travel by the present combined express and local service. The express trains can carry 36,000 and the local trains 22,500 per hour. The successive platforms move at 3, 6, 9, and 12 miles per hour." "See page 257." Writt ....
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Original Source

: From Scientific American. (New York : Munn Co., 1845-) .

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / New York City -- future

Source Description

: 1 folder (4 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC NEW YC-Fut

Digital ID

: 804919

Record ID

: 691824

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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