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By Henry G. Prout

GEORGE WESTINGHOUSE the guy might be overshadowed via his innovations, corporation, or legend. yet during this biography through Henry G. Prout, Westinghouse's own lifestyles and background are stated together with his many innovations and businesses -- and his innovations and corporations have been huge, immense.

"He dealt within the similar week, and infrequently within the comparable day, with association, monetary and govt affairs, advertisement affairs, and the engineering information of part a dozen businesses in hemispheres," Prout famous. "They have been as a ways aside in sort because the air brake and usual fuel, and as a ways aside in geography as San Francisco and St. Petersburg."

This biography covers issues as assorted as strength signaling and switching, Westinghouse's use of the alternating present, his actions at Niagara Falls, his ecu organisations, his monetary tools, and his total effect on rail transportation and the facility industry.

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