Operation of trains and station work and telegraphy by Frederick John Prior

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Published by F. J. Drake in Chicago .

Written in English

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Statementcomp. and ed. by Frederick J. Prior.
LC ClassificationsTF550 .P82
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Pagination502, 116, xiii, iii p.
Number of Pages502
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Open LibraryOL6566850M
LC Control Number14008865

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Publication date Pages: Frederick J. Prior, Operation of Trains and Station Work and Telegraphy (). Timetable and Train Order operation. With the introduction of the telegraph, a more sophisticated system became possible because the telegraph provided a means to transmit messages faster than the trains moved.

The telegraph could be used to communicate the. Operation of trains and station work and telegraphy, (Chicago, F. Drake & co., [c]), by Frederick John Prior (page images at HathiTrust) Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Telegraphy is the long-distance transmission of textual messages where the sender uses symbolic codes, known to the recipient, rather than a physical exchange of an object bearing the message.

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