Title: Electric railway journal
Year: 1908 (1900s)
Subjects: Electric railroads
Publisher: [New York] McGraw Hill Pub. Co
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Smithsonian Libraries
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e-step nothing. (4) Be ab- solutely frank. (5) Use advertising space liberallyand sensibly for the information of the public. The company feels that it does not need a pressagent and for that reason it avoids the use- of theword publicity so far as possible. Its informationdepartment aims never to put out an item that does nothave strict news value, and that could not be printedby any conscientious editor strictly on its news merits.It believes it has convinced every open-minded news-paper man in the State of its honesty of purpose, itsdesire to serve and the need of public co-operation. Edinburgh Tramways DemonstrateResourcefulness WHEN the railway strike in Great Britain sud-denly cut olf the usual supply of coal to the Edin-burgh (Scotland) Corporation Tramways, it was neces-sary to have prompt action in order to keep the Tram-ways Departments four power stations supplied withcoal. It so happened that the department had inaugur-ated, during the summer of 1918, a service of tourists
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TOURISTS CAR OPERATED BY EDINBURGH CORPORA-TION TRAMWAYS DURING SUMMER OP 1918 pleasure cars, which starting from Princess Street, thehub of Edinburghs universe, took tours through themost notable streets of the city not served by the tram-way lines. When the coal crisis occurred, the pleasurecars were withdrawn from their usual service andconverted into coal lorries, which supplied the powerplants direct from the local colliery railway sidings. The accompanying pictures show the appearance ofthe cars before and after the transformation.
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