Mass Bay RRE Third Thursday – ‘Frank Sprague: Father of Electric Traction’ (Video)

Mass Bay RRE Third Thursday – ‘Frank Sprague: Father of Electric Traction’ (Video)

Tom Laurenson of the Shore Line Trolley Museum in East Haven, CT brings us the story of Frank Sprague. He invented the modern trolley, developed the system of multiple control for trains, and played a major part of the development of NYC’s Grand Central Terminal. His contributions were especially important in promoting urban development…