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Accession number 1999.27
Object ID 1999.27.22.1
Object Name Brush, Electrical
Collection Object/Artifact Collection
Date ca. 1990
Description Brush for R-5 Rotary converter. Unused stock removed from Power Substation #11 (IRT) in 1999.

Brush with a rectangular copper composite body with two copper wire leads each made of two individual copper cables and crimped at the end with a copper contact plate. Body stamped "681". This number appears on all the brushes collected.
Dimension Details 1 1/2" OH x 1 1/2" OW x 10' OL
Material Copper
Subjects Subways--History.
Subways--Electric equipment--New York (State)--New York.
Search Terms Brush, Electrical
Substation/Powerhouse Substation #11 (IRT)
Number of images 2