Central Railway Chronicle Volume 9

Central Railway Chronicle Volume 9

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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. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...money putting in hot water wash-out systems, but I understand that they are not washing with hot water; the men have to be watched up all the time or they won't. use it. Whatever wash-out system is put in should be such that it would be so easy to use that there would be no question about men doing it at night or day, whether they thought any of their foremen were around or not, the blow-ofi of heating of water, I ofier that as. l pretty good practice. THE PRESIDENT: --Is there anyone else that would like to talk on this subject? Mu. Miu.ER: --Mr. President. if the report has brought out a full discussion of these different topics it has accomplished all that. the chairman of the committee could have hoped for in the report. Ithink, as has been said here, that if our higher oflicers could understand the conditions as they are, that better facilities would be provided for taking care of and handling the power quickly._ ROUN l)-HOUSE FACILITIES. We certainly must have different arrangements from the old methods to meet the present conditions of increased weight and capacity of engines. We must be able to handle more coal in less time; we must handle more cinders in less time; we must handle more engines in and out of the house to meet the requirements, and it seems to me, replying to Mr. McCarty's suggestion, that the time of committee be extended, that it is a subject larger than any one committee can handle conveniently, and I would suggest that the coaling and cinder-pit be made a subject for a paper; round-houses, tools, etc., be given in another paper; in this way the subject could be divided into parts and presented by pipers. Now, we have helped ourselves out in a good many ways. For instance, in the drying off and the...show more

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  • Paperback | 102 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236803248
  • 9781236803245