Excavating Contractor Volume 10

Excavating Contractor Volume 10

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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. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...exists among employees of a company there exists also greater cooperation and higher efficiency." "This club will strengthen the bonds of friendship between you, and the result will be advantageous both to yourself and to the company. The scheme has my heartiest sanction." The genial Mike Casey the well known Birmingham eontractor is visiting the city, at present. Texas Josephine---J. F. Favil is craning and J. E. Brown firing a 65 ton Bucyrus shovel for the Cotton Belt Railroad here. Kitlie--The Nueces _'alley, Rio Grande & Gulf will soon start construction on the line projected from Kittie, Tex., to the center of McMullen county, 25 miles. Virg1m' 'a _ Buchanan--It is reported that the Carolina, Clinchfield & _Ohio Ry. Co. (Ward Crosby, Chief Engineer, Jolmson City, Tenn.) IS preparing to build a branch line to Buchanan and will enter Roanoke over the Norfolk & Western R. R., gaining access thereby to Richmond. C_'harlolftwm1le--The Southern Railway contemplates double tracking its line between this ' Elma, a distance of 20 miles city and. Golddale--J. E. Wiltshire is operating a 95 ton Bucyrus shovel here. He has been on this machine for the last four years andkstates that it is the best machine he has ever seen for rock wor. Washington Seattle--Shovel men will be interested to learn that the well known shovel man Michael Woznack is not only a first class operator but an inventor. Mr. Woznack has recently designed a safety attachment for trolley car fenders. This device is extremely simple in its operation and practical in its design. An important feature is that the street car companies will not have to discard the fenders which are now in use on their cars as this device may be used in co-operation with...show more

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  • Paperback | 126 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 240g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236965299
  • 9781236965295