05082

Title: 
13-ton battery-powered rack rail locomotive
Date: 
1915 circa
Keywords: 
Coal mines and mining; Machinery;
Added Entries: 
ml_imi_053
Notes: 
circa 1915; Coal Section file ml_imi_053; Unusual style of motor not common in Illinois; Uses a center gear, which meshes with the toothed center rail enabling it to negotiate very steep grades or run on wet track with no loss of traction.