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Identifier: streetrailwayjo271906newy
Title: The Street railway journal
Year: 1884 (1880s)
Subjects: Street-railroads Electric railroads Transportation
Publisher: New York : McGraw Pub. Co.
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
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in the reduced space,and the basement was utilized for the high-tension bus-bars,so that only one gallery was needed above the main floor. The position of the building in the lot is such as to provideroom for the construction of a battery house in the futureshould it ever be needed. The building itself is 52 ft. 8 ins.wide and 66 ft. deep. A general plan of its arrangement isshown in Fig. 3, and a view of its exterior in Fig. 4. The rotary converter foundations are arranged in two lines,from front to rear, with room enough for the accommodationof five 1500-kw machines, should that amount of rotarycapacity ever be required. The transformers are placed inbanks along the side walls. The location of this station,adjacent to a subway section of the Atlantic Avenue Improve-ment, makes it impossible to provide a track entrance for theportable sub-station, all provision for which is consequentlyomitted. Fig. 5 is a view of the interior. Sub-station No. 2, at East New York, is situated at the

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FIG. 5.—A VIEW IN THE GRAND AVENUE SUB-STATION FIG. 6.—THE EAST NEW YORK SUB-STATION Sub-station No. i, at Grand Avenue, is located in thebuilding-up section of Brooklyn, and its interior arrange-ment was therefore modified to conform to the available southeast corner of the intersection of the Atlantic and Man-hattan Beach Divisions, on railroad property large enoughto afford room for a possible future extension of the building June 23, 1906.] STREET RAILWAY JOURNAL. 971 should it ever be de-sired to install storagebatteries. This build-ing is of the standardtype of construction,three bays in length. A side track entersthe station, the firstbay providing spaceenough to permit theentrance of a portablesub-station, which canthus be coupled up withthe apparatus at thisstation if required.This track was also ofmaterial assistance inunloading the appa-ratus into the sub-sta-tion during construc-tion. The location ofEast New York sub-station is such as topreclude the possibilityof over

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bookid:streetrailwayjo271906newy bookyear:1884 bookdecade:1880 bookcentury:1800 booksubject:Street_railroads booksubject:Electric_railroads booksubject:Transportation bookpublisher:New_York___McGraw_Pub__Co_ bookcontributor:Smithsonian_Libraries booksponsor:Smithsonian_Libraries bookleafnumber:461 bookcollection:smithsonian

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