The Stevens Indicator Volume 34

The Stevens Indicator Volume 34

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ... 24 issue of the Electrical World: "G1-sonan G1ass, who has been prominently identified with most of the more important railroad electrifications in the East, was elected president of the American Institute of Consulting Engineers at the recent council meeting. Mr. Gibbs was born on April 19, 1861, and received his engineering education at Stevens Institute of Technology, graduating in 1882. From 1884 to 1897 he was in the employ of the Chicago, hlilwaukee & St. Paul Railway Company, being mechanical engineer of the system during the last ten years of his service. During the next four years he was consulting engineer for the Baldwin Locomotive Works and the Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company. From 1901 to 1905 he was consulting engineer for the Interborough Rapid Transit Company. In 1904 he was employed by the West Jersey & Seashore Railroad as chief engineer of electric traction, serving for two years. During this time he was appointed a member of the board of engineers for the New York terminal of the Pennsylvania Railroad, his connection with the Pennsylvania system dating back to 1903, when he became chief engineer of electric traction and station construction of the Pennsylvania Timnel & Terminal Railroad Company, which position he held until 1912. He was also chief engineer of electric traction of the Long Island Railroad. Among the organizations for which Mr. Gibbs has acted in a consulting capacity are the Norfolk & Western Railway, Pennsylvania Railroad, New York Connecting Railroad, Public Service Commission for the First District of New York and Chicago Commission on Smoke Abatement and Electrification of Railway Terminals. Mr. Gibbs is a member of the firm of Gibbs & Hill, New York...show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236923707
  • 9781236923707