The Story of the Niagara Falls Power Company & William B. Rankine

Southampton England: Yankee Peddler Book Company, 1965. Not paginated, but 18 pages; short monograph on the emergence of this area's solution to power, energy needs; (From the author's Preface): " the 19th century more power was needed and more manufacturing plants were needed to meet the demands of an ever growing population and country. Long distance transmission was an idea that William B. Rankine and a few of his friends had in the 19th century. Their problem was to get the money to build such a plant and how to transmit the power to Buffalo..."; light wear to black and white illustrated paper wrap covers; very good condition. Item #13023

Price: $20.00

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