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By Henry G. Prout

GEORGE WESTINGHOUSE the guy will be overshadowed by way of his innovations, corporation, or legend. yet during this biography by means of Henry G. Prout, Westinghouse's own existence and heritage are mentioned with his many innovations and organisations -- and his innovations and organizations have been huge, immense.

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

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

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