Date: 08/28/2014

Time: 6:30 pm

Location: Mid-Manhattan Library (455 5th Ave., Manhattan)

Price: Free

With Robert Lobenstein, who has recently retired from the New York City Transit System as the General Superintendent in charge of the Power System Operations. This illustrated lecture takes a peek inside some of the specialized traction substations that were built to energize the trolley catenaries and third rails worldwide and shows how they worked and what it was like to step out of the Victorian era into a strange, but modern electrical world.

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