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By Henry G. Prout

GEORGE WESTINGHOUSE the guy should be overshadowed by means of his innovations, corporation, or legend. yet during this biography through Henry G. Prout, Westinghouse's own existence and historical past are mentioned with his many innovations and organisations -- and his innovations and corporations have been huge, immense.

"He dealt within the related week, and infrequently within the similar 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 long way aside in type because the air brake and average fuel, and as a long way aside in geography as San Francisco and St. Petersburg."

This biography covers subject matters as assorted as energy signaling and switching, Westinghouse's use of the alternating present, his actions at Niagara Falls, his eu organisations, his monetary tools, and his total influence on rail transportation and the facility industry.

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