Some articles on overhead wire, wires, overhead wires, overhead:
... — The Wavre signalman tried to have the overhead wire current cut off on the erroneously departed train's track ... Whenever the power on the overhead wire is cut, the train driver is required by operational rules to reduce speed to a low speed and continue cautiously as long as. 0847 — The overhead wire current was cut off, to require all drivers to reduce their speed to a low speed as by operational rules, but unfortunately too late ...
... network of conduit lines, to save the capital city from unsightly wires ... Some lines used overhead wires when they approached rural or suburban areas ... the cars reached a point where they switched to overhead operation, they stopped over a plow pit where the conduit plows were detached and the trolley poles raised, the reverse ...
Famous quotes containing the words wire and/or overhead:
“God, I am caught in a snare!
I know not what fine wire is round my throat;
I only know I let him finger there
My pulse of life, and let him nose like a stoat
Who sniffs with joy before he drinks the blood.”
—D.H. (David Herbert)
“What a fog! Plane been buzzin around overhead for the last half hour. Must be like trying to find your way through the inside of a cow. I never did see such a country. Even the birds are walkin.”
—Dalton Trumbo (19051976)