The contact system of the Southern Pacific company Portland division

Author(s): Paul Lebenbaum
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 June 1915
Volume: 34
Page(s): 1,295 - 1,308
ISSN (Paper): 0097-2444
DOI: 10.1109/PAIEE.1915.6590216



The paper describes in detail the overhead contact system of the electrified lines of the Southern Pacific Company, Portland Division, which operates at a potential of 1550 volts. The design and materials of construction are given in considerable detail, and the cost per mile, of material and labor, are tabulated in very complete form.