In capacity to handle material, one telpher was about equal to one derrick.
A telpher line on his system was subsequently erected at Glynde in Sussex.
At the North Shaft steel-plate bins were used, and were supplied with material by the buckets handled by the telpher.
From the telpher are suspended carriers which can be adapted to any kind of material.
telpher, tel′fėr, adj. pertaining to a system of telpherage.
By opening a switch the current is cut off from the corresponding section, and the telpher will stop when it reaches this point.