Some articles on overhead, power:
... However the first practical use of overhead lines was in the context of telegraphy ... Electric power transmission was accomplished in 1882 with the first high voltage transmission between Munich and Miesbach. 1891 saw the construction of the first three-phase alternating current overhead line on the occasion of the International Electricity Exhibition in Frankfurt, between ...
Famous quotes containing the words power and/or overhead:
“There is a power in love to divine anothers destiny better than that other can, and, by heroic engagements, hold him to his task.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“Theres something wonderfully exciting about the quiet sing song of an aeroplane overhead with all the guns in creation lighting out at it, and searchlights feeling their way across the sky like antennae, and the earth shaking snort of the bombs and the whimper of shrapnel pieces when they come down to patter on the roof.”
—John Dos Passos (18961970)