Sprague, Frank J. (Frank Julian), 1857-1934

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


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