The Conductor and Brakeman Volume 19

The Conductor and Brakeman Volume 19

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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. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ... know," said the conductor. "I stopped the train at a flag station seven miles back here and put off two fellows that couldn't talk United States, and when I asked for tickets, showed me a card with somebody's name on it and said that was their ticket."--Milwaukee Sentinel. The illustrated special sporting' section of The Sunday Chicago Record-Herald thoroughly deserves the attention of everyone interested in sporting news. It is always beautifully illustrated, and embraces four full pages, covering with the thoroughness that satisfies to the utmost the whole realm of sports. Base ball news, racing news, bowling news, cycling news, pugilistic news, golf news, yachting news--all the sporting newsis given with the degree of fullness and interest to be expected of the newspaper which combines the very complete facilities of those two great metropolitan newspapers, The Chicago Record and The Chicago Times-Herald. The sporting page of the daily issues is also exceptionally popular--a self evident fact to those who have noted the general vogue of The Chicago Record-Herald among sporting men. J In the movement for increase in size and weight of motive power, the Santa Fe leads. Following the installation of the greatest freight locomotive ever built it has just placed in service about forty speedy new passenger engines that take twelve-car trains over one and onehalf per cent grades with ease, and make schedule time. The engines weigh about 209,000 pounds and the tender about 112,000 tons additional. The tenders are constructed to carry ten tons of coal and six thousand gallons of water. The performance of these engines in the plains country is quite as remarkable as in the mountains. A special, consisting of thirteen Pullman...show more

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  • Paperback | 748 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 38mm | 1,311g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236850955
  • 9781236850959