Electric Motor & Portion of Clutch Mechanism, HB&T Railway Strauss Bascule Bridge over Buffalo Bayou, Houston, Texas 0911101448BW – Houston Picture

Electric Motor & Portion of Clutch Mechanism, HB&T Railway Strauss Bascule Bridge over Buffalo Bayou, Houston, Texas 0911101448BW

Taken inside the gearbox. See: www.flickr.com/photos/nakrnsm/5004601153/

This mechanism, at the downstream side electric motor, is part of the clutch system that transmitted power from the gears between the electric motors, engaging the gears that turned the shafts of the pinions.

Image published by Patrick Feller on 2010-09-19 20:24:55 and used under Creative Commons license.

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