What Happens When You Refuel Your Electric Car
AEolus sails down the Baltimore and Ohio tracks. The B&O experimented with wind power but soon moved on to more dependable steam locomotives. [1.] From the Collections of the B&O Railroad Museum, used with permission.
Cracker Barrel to Offer Electric Car Recharging
Fishersville Mike has This Interesting Piece [click to read] about how the restaurant will begin offering charging stations for electric cars. I did not know that the chain began by selling gas and food. Mike reminds us that they are returning to their roots.
About 56% of our electricity is produced by Burning Coal [click to read]. This means your electric automobile is actually powered by coal! ht/Phil. Throughout history we've always sought clean efficient transportation as is evidenced by the B&O railroad's experimental railcar shown above. The electrified Pennsylvania Railroad removed the combustion from the consumer. The Delaware, Lackawanna & Western (DL&W) Railroad once touted their use of 'clean' anthracite coal:
Says Phoebe Snow
about to go
upon a trip to Buffalo
"My gown stays white
from morn till night
Upon the Road of Anthracite"