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Milestones:Richmond Union Passenger Railway, 1888
Abstract In February 1888, the electric street rail
In February 1888, the electric street railway system designed by Frank Julian Sprague for the Richmond Union Passenger Railway began operating in Richmond, Virginia. Sprague's Richmond system became the lasting prototype for electric street railways because of its large-scale practicality and operating superiority. This system, which combined Sprague's engineering innovations with other proven technical features, helped shape urban growth worldwide.
ures, helped shape urban growth worldwide.  +
Date Dedicated February 2, 1992  +
Dedication 21  +
Description North 5th St., between Marshall and Leigh,
North 5th St., between Marshall and Leigh, Richmond, Virginia, U.S.A. Richmond, VA Dedicated February 1992 - IEEE Richmond Section. In February 1888, the electric street railway system designed by Frank Julian Sprague for the Richmond Union Passenger Railway began operating in Richmond, Virginia. Sprague's Richmond system became the lasting prototype for electric street railways because of its large-scale practicality and operating superiority. This system, which combined Sprague's engineering innovations with other proven technical features, helped shape urban growth worldwide.
ures, helped shape urban growth worldwide.  +
IEEE section Richmond  +
Location Richmond, VA, U.S.A.  +
Region number 3  +
Special citation false  +
StartYear 1888  +
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