Van Depoele

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Trolley Pole - Origin of The Term
... for development of the first working trolley pole is given to Charles Van Depoele, a Belgian-born engineer who moved to the United States in 1869 ... Van Depoele made the first public demonstration of the spring-loaded device on a temporary streetcar line installed at the Toronto Industrial Exhibition (now the CNE) in autumn 1885 ... Depoele's first trolley pole was "crude" and not very reliable, and he reverted to using the troller system of current collection for a commercial ...
Charles Joseph Van Depoele - Electric Railways
... As early as 1874, Van Depoele began investigations into the field of electric locomotion ... Van Depoele's first electric railway was laid in Chicago early in 1883, and he exhibited another at an exposition in that city later in the same year ... North American cities had electric railways in operation nine of these systems were designed by Van Depoele, and used overhead lines to transmit electric current ...
Charles Joseph Van Depoele
... Charles Joseph Van Depoele (Lichtervelde, 27 April 1846 – 18 March 1892) was an electrical engineer, inventor, and pioneer in electric railway ... Van Depoele was born in Lichtervelde, Belgium ...

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