Dun's International Review Volume 33

Dun's International Review Volume 33

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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. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...purchased in 1915, have run over 225,000 miles each, and although they have been completely overhauled two or three times, they are still in good condition and giving very satisfactory service. It is believed that these are good for an additional 200,000 miles. The buses of this line are entirely enclosed. They are electric-lighted and equipped with special heating devices connected with the exhaust of the motors. Throughout the United States buses are to be found running on inflexible schedules. For the most part these operate over city routes, where the conditions are not so severe; but here and there is to be found a line operating over rough roads and under the most adverse conditions. Particularly in mountainous districts, motor buses serve where railroads do not go. NoVember, 1919 passenger model, although there is a tendency to select the four-passenger coupe because it offers two extra seats without losing the compact appearance of the two-passenger body. Five-, six-, and seven-passenger bodies are also popular, particularly among the more expensive oiierings. The closed car is an all-year-round car. It is comfortable in winter because it keeps out rain and snow as well as the cold winds. Indeed, a closed car can be operated when it would be impossible to take out an open car. In warm weather the closed car is delightfully cool, and present-day models, with their numerous large windows which can be fully opened, permit of enjoying the air to the utmost. One is always ready for the sudden rainfall when riding in a closed car, in contradistinction to the open car with its unwieldly top. Structurally, the closed cars have been practically perfected during the past few years. The great objection to such bodies in the past was that...
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  • Paperback | 188 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 345g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236764277
  • 9781236764270