Electric Railway Journal, Vol. 54

Electric Railway Journal, Vol. 54 : November 1, 1919 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Electric Railway Journal, Vol. 54: November 1, 1919 Early in the building of the air brake Mr. Westinghouse saw and appreciated the necessity for creating ways and means for carrying forward successfully the work he individually had so well begun. He built shops, installed highest grade machinery and employed the most skillful workmen obtainable. Extensive laboratories were fitted with delicate and accurate testing instruments and placed in charge of a large corps of scientific air-brake engineers. An exceptionally strong force of trained air-brake experts has been distributed over the railroads to not only assist and advise railroad men in air-brake problems, but to finger the pulse of the close-up air-brake service so as to quickly absorb into the air-brake art the valuable lessons taught by practical experience. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 694 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 35mm | 912g
  • English
  • 890 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 024319501X
  • 9780243195015