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Daemon
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The Elektromote Is Tested (1882)

Ernst Werner von Siemens demonstrated his Elektromote, the world's first trolleybus, on a 591-yard (540-m) test track in a suburb of Berlin, Germany. The trolleybus was a converted four-wheel coach equipped with two electric motors. Electric power was transmitted to the coach via a flexible cable from a small, eight-wheeled "contact car" running on the power lines above. How long was the Elektromote in operation? More...
ChristopherJohnson
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I did not know the trolleybus-type vehicles had appeared so early.
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siemens is a monster of a company worldwith
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The Elektromote was in operation during 46 days.
NeuroticHellFem
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For 46 days you could save yourself a walk of 540 metres. Looking at the picture, I wonder if anyone was electrocuted in that time.
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ELECTRIC TO COMBUSTION TO ELECTRIC, HISTORY REPEATS ITSELF.
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On this day in 1945,the German army in Italy unconditionally surrendered to the Allies.
On this day in 1945, Adolf Hitler after becoming a "Bunker Fuhrer" married his chic Eva Braun and committed suicide the next day.

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