Sprague, Frank J. (Frank Julian), 1857-1934Alternative names
Frank Julian Sprague (1857-1934) was an inventor and engineer known as the "father of electric traction" for his creation of the first city-wide electric streetcar system and the development of the multiple-unit system for electric railroads.
From the description of Frank J. Sprague papers, 1874-1939. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122363989
From the guide to the Frank J. Sprague papers, 1874-1939, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)
- Railroads--Automatic train control
- Electric railroads
- Transportation engineering
- Urban transportation