Fuse for Potential Transformer removed from Power Substation # 11 (IRT) in 1999. Specialized fuse's interior is filled with Carbon Tetrachloride. The liquid, when released, was to extinguish the electrical arc.
Slender glass cylindrical tube with a cylindrical brass caps at each end. A coiled solid copper wire runs the length of the fuse and surrounds two copper wire cables that connect to brass caps.
|Manufacturer||S & C Electric Co. (Schweitzer & Conrad)|
|Maker||S & C Electric Co. (Schweitzer & Conrad)|
|Place of Origin||Chicago, IL|
|Dimension Details||12 5/8-in. OH x 5/8-in. OD x 3 1/8-in. OC|
Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subways--New York (State)--New York
Subways--Electric equipment--New York (State)--New York.
|Substation/Powerhouse||Substation #11 (IRT)|
|Operating Agency||Interborough Rapid Transit (IRT)|
|Number of images||5|