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1910. Reid-Ramsay turbo electric locomotive.

1905 David MacNab Ramsay and Hugh Reid patented [1] a joint invention, the Reid-Ramsay steam-turbine electric-locomotive[2].

1910 The steam-turbine locomotive underwent some trials but was not placed in service.[3].

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Sources of Information

  1. European patent database
  2. The Engineer 1909/11/05
  3. Reid Ramsay loco[1]