Old New York Central RR 11kv transmission Lines

By Norman Gates; posted June 26, 2012

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This railroad's 660v DC electrification consisted of a steam-powered generating station in Yonkers distributing power over 25 cycle lines such as this along the tracks to substations consisting of rotary converters & transformers supplying current to the third rail. System was originally put in 1907. Older insulators are M-3070.