Lombard-Gerin & Inventing the Trolleybus

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This book contains a very detailed story of the invention of the trolleybus between 1882 and 1914, particularly through the achievements of Louis Lombard-Gerin (1848-1918). Covering American, British, French and German developments by examining the individual inventors, their success and failures and their influences. 158 pages of every aspect of the engineering and economic contexts of early Trolleybus history, with 466 photographs and images. By dispelling myths and with original research, this book uncovers a surprisingly relevant story of railless electric traction, its purpose and need.

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Lead Time 2
Stock Code TB525.0
Author Bruce A
ISBN13 9780904235258
Height(mm) 297
Width(mm) 210
Page Count 158
Pictures 466
Publication Date 30 May 2017
Publication Status Available