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By Henry G. Prout

ISBN-10: 1296612635

ISBN-13: 9781296612634

ISBN-10: 1596050691

ISBN-13: 9781596050693

GEORGE WESTINGHOUSE the fellow should be overshadowed by means of his innovations, corporation, or legend. yet during this biography via Henry G. Prout, Westinghouse's own lifestyles and heritage are mentioned together with his many innovations and firms -- and his innovations and organizations have been huge, immense.

"He dealt within the comparable week, and infrequently within the comparable day, with association, monetary and government affairs, advertisement affairs, and the engineering information of part a dozen businesses in hemispheres," Prout famous. "They have been as a long way aside in sort because the air brake and normal gasoline, and as a long way aside in geography as San Francisco and St. Petersburg."

This biography covers issues as diversified as strength signaling and switching, Westinghouse's use of the alternating present, his actions at Niagara Falls, his ecu businesses, his monetary tools, and his total impression on rail transportation and the facility industry.

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