Digging in ''The Mines of the Motors''

  title={Digging in ''The Mines of the Motors''},
  author={Frank J. Sprague},
  journal={Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers},
  • F. Sprague
  • Published 1 May 1934
  • History
  • Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers
Some personal reminiscences of experiences in the electrical industry are recorded in this article by ``the father of electric traction'' who has dug in ``the mines of the motors'' for 3 score years. From his courageous pioneering efforts great systems of electrical transportation have grown. It is entirely fitting that these experiences, which are so interwoven in the history of the electrical engineering profession, be recorded on the occasion of the Institute's 50th anniversary by a past…