31 Jul '16, 1pm

Was The Electric Car Born In The Dakotas?

Was The Electric Car Born In The Dakotas?

“Ordinarily the wagon will run in a line parallel with the conductors, the trolley following any deviations from a straight line, and the driver not being required to use the steering lever except when it is needful to turn aside, when the wagon can be made to run in a new line according to the position in which the driver places the steering lever. The yielding nature of the connection between the wagon and the trolley is such as to permit one wagon to turn out for another upon the road, or permit a wagon to run continuously on one side of the conductors. A wagon of this description, having an electric motor of sufficient capacity, may also, carrying its own load, draw a train of other loaded wagons.”

Full article: http://gas2.org/2016/07/31/electric-car-born-dakotas/

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