Excavating Contractor; 1914-1915 Volume 11

Excavating Contractor; 1914-1915 Volume 11

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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. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...The purpose of this pamphlet is to show how the efficiency of the average motor truck can be increased by the use of trailers. The theory of the economy effected by the use of the trailer is gone into in detail. Tables are given showing the total practical capacity of various sizes of motor truck trailers. Difficulties in the design of a good trailer are enumerated, and the manner in which Troy trailers have met these conditions and solved these problems are illustrated and described. Tables of costs are also given. The pamphlet is a valuable one for any contractor to have in his possession. Troy Wagon Works Co., Troy, Miami Co., Ohio. SMITH-CHICAGO MIXER--Catalogue No. 400--6'x9'--48 pages and cover. A well illustrated catalogue, describing the various types of Smith-Chicago mixers. A detailed description of the mixers is prefaced by a history of the development of the mixer and the description of scientific batch mixing. The problems of the construction of the mixer and their solution are also given. A very complete description and specifications of the various sizes of mixers for different types of work are presented. T. L. Smith Company, Milwaukee, Wis. HAND BOOK OF CONSTRUCTION PLANT---By Richard T. Dana--Leather cover 5'x7'--702 pages, including index--Price $5.00. Undoubtedly the most complete hand book of construction plant that has ever been published. Every conceivable type of machinery and equipment, from hand shovels to steam shovels and wheelbarrows to locomotives, are described. The book contains an excellent digest of trade catalogue. It is very completely illustrated and filled with valuable tables, costs of operation, etc. The hand book is made additionally useful by a well arranged appendix, with an alphabetical list of...show more

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  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 209g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236910907
  • 9781236910905