Aerial or Wire-Rope Tramways; Their Construction and Management

Aerial or Wire-Rope Tramways; Their Construction and Management

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ... by, 9 knot or carrier collar of, 48, 49 Otto, wire-rope tramway of, 131-137, 142-145 securing wire rope to shackle, method of, 187, 188 wire-rope tramway, terminal of, 32. 33 Block arrangements for telpher line, 70-87 electro-magnet for telpher line, 84, 85 wires, method of mounting, 86, 87 Blondin, wire-rope tramway known as the, 153 Boiled linseed oil, use of, for lubri-cating wire-rope tramway, 106, 107, 190 Rouldcrs, removal of, in drag buckets, 153 Boxes, carrier, for endless or running rope system, 26-31 Brake, arrangements of, for telpher line, 94 96 gear, 106, 160, 161, 170, 179 Brake, lever, preferable, 106 screw-down, disadvantages of, 106 Brazil, wire-rope tramway in, 117 Bricks, wire-rope tramway for trans-port of, 142, 143 Brickworks, wire-rope tramways at, 121, 179, 180 British Government, gunpowder cask carriers used by, 60 Buckets, self-filling grab, 151 drag, 152, 153 Building operations, temporary, wire-rope tramway for, 142, 145 Bullivant & Company Limited, wire rope for aerial tramways, 24 wire-rope tramways constructed by, 101, 102, 171-173 wire-rope tables, 197-199 CADMIUM, use of, for preserv-ing wire ropes, 190,191 California Wire Works, rope made at, 104 Canada, wire-rope tramways in, 153-155 Cane, sugar, carrier, 61 sugar, wire.rope tramways for transport of, 125-128 Caoutchouc, use of, for preserving wire ropes, 190 Caoutchoucine, use of, for preserving wire ropes, 190 Capacity of transport on endless rope system, 7, 10 of transport of fixed rope system, 10 Cape de Verde Islands, wire-rope tramway at, 108-113 Town, wire-rope tramway at, 174-176 Capel. See Clamps Cardiff, wire-rope tramway at, 121 Carignone terminus of Monte Penna tramway, 169 Carrier boxes or saddles for running or endless rope system, 26-31...show more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 186g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236819608
  • 9781236819604