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Accession number 2009.33
Object ID 2009.33.315
Object Name Ammeter
Collection Object/Artifact Collection
Date between 1900 and 1911
Description BRT signal feeder A.C. Ammeter. Monitored current of 25 cycles, 2200 volts in system. Gauge with black cylindrical metal body and clear, circular glass cover; copper bezel; unit with round ruled paper face with marks at intervals of 1 amperes and numerical inscriptions in intervals of 5 amperes with a range from 0 to 40 amperes; manufacturer's name printed on face; thin counter-balanced indication needle visible inside of gauge. Reverse with metal cover and small Bakelite contact board with two contacts at base.
Manufacturer Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company
Maker Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company
Maker's Role Manufacturer
Place of Origin Pittsburg, PA
Dimension Details 11-in. OH x 9 1/4-in. OW x 4 3/4-in. OD
Material Metal/Glass/Paper/Copper
People/Corporations Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company
Subjects Subways--New York (State)--New York
Subways--Electric equipment--New York (State)--New York.
Search Terms Ammeter
Substation/Powerhouse Parkville Substation (BMT)
Line Brighton Line (BMT)
Operating Agency Brooklyn Rapid Transit (BRT)
Transportation Agency Public Service Commission for the First District
Number of images 1.0