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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 by way of Henry G. Prout, Westinghouse's own existence and heritage are mentioned together with his many innovations and corporations -- and his innovations and agencies have been huge, immense.

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

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

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