MER Hewittic Mercury Arc Rectifier at Laxey
426 days ago
This is the Hewittic Mercury-arc Rectifier of Manx Electric Railway at Laxey in the Isle of Man. Its purpose is to transform AC current into DC which is then used to power the Manx Electric Railway Trams travelling between Douglas and Ramsey, and also the Mountain Railway between Laxey and the summit of Snaefell.
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