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By Henry G. Prout

ISBN-10: 1296612635

ISBN-13: 9781296612634

ISBN-10: 1596050691

ISBN-13: 9781596050693

GEORGE WESTINGHOUSE the fellow can be overshadowed by way of his innovations, corporation, or legend. yet during this biography via Henry G. Prout, Westinghouse's own existence and heritage are stated together with his many innovations and organizations -- and his innovations and corporations have been huge, immense.

"He dealt within the comparable week, and infrequently within the related 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 a ways aside in sort because the air brake and traditional gasoline, and as a ways aside in geography as San Francisco and St. Petersburg."

This biography covers issues as different as energy signaling and switching, Westinghouse's use of the alternating present, his actions at Niagara Falls, his ecu firms, his monetary equipment, and his total effect on rail transportation and the ability industry.

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