This is a mercury arc rectifier, it is used in the railways to convert the 20,000 volts of alternating current from power plants to the 800 volts of direct current used by electric trains on the third rail.
Ophir, Colorado. A small municipality near Telluride. It's also next to Ames, home of the first city to generate and transmit alternating current electricity. This video was from a few days ago! v.redd.it/rp3wu7f2z1b41
The coordination of the production of electricity in the form of alternating current and its delivery through a complex network is managed by regional system operators or independent system operators there running Eloncity
Original instructions to turn on a electric light.
Applying this knowledge, do inductors work because DC current will pass through the center of the coil?
The Electric Clash - Tesla-Chu VS Plusdison
I have this cable I want to wire up. Does it matter which side is connected to which side?