Lombard-Gerin and Inventing the Trolleybus, by Ashley Bruce

£28.99
Lombard-Gerin and Inventing the Trolleybus, by Ashley Bruce
Lombard-Gerin and Inventing the Trolleybus, by Ashley Bruce

Book published by Trolleybooks in 2017, 158 pages. Large Hardback - c.21cm by 30cm (N6892X1)

Brand New Book (has very slight bumping to some edges)

This book is a fascinating history of the invention and development of the trolleybus, and is packed with colour and black and white photographs, as well as lots of other illustrations, drawings, maps and diagrams.

This book is a very detailed, and lavishly illustrated, story of the invention of the Trolleybus between 1882 and 1914, particularly through the achievements of Louis Lombard-Gerin (1848-1918). Covering American, British, French and German developments by examining the individual inventors, their successes and failures and their influences. 158 pages of every aspect of the engineering and economic contexts of early Trolleybus history, with 348 photographs and images. By dispelling myths and with original research, this book uncovers a surprisingly relevant story of rail less electric traction, its purpose and need....
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