Illustrated Catalogue of Narrow-Gauge Locomotives; Adapted Especially to Gauges of 3 Feet 6 Inches or One Metre
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...links, and eccentric rod jaws made of hammered iron, well case hardened. Sliding blocks with long flanges to give ample wearing surface. Rock shafts of wrought iron; reverse shaft of wrought iron. Slide valves Driving Wheels. in number;.inches in diameter. Centres of cast..turned to inches diameter. Tires. Of cast steel inches thick when finished; pairs flanged inches wide, pairs plain inches wide. Axles. Of hammered steel; journals inches diameter and inches long. Driving-boxes of cast iron, with brass bearings. Springs. Of crucible cast steel, tempered in oil. Equalizing Beams of wrought iron or cast steel. Rods. Connecting and Parallel Rods of hammered steel. Connecting rods forged solid, and furnished with all necessary straps, keys and brasses. Parallel rods with straps, keys, and brasses or with solid ends and heavy brass bushings. Bushings put in by hydraulic press, and well secured from turning in rod. Oil-Cups. Lubrication of all bearings carefully provided for, and oil-cups attached where required. Wick, plunger or adjustable needle oil-cups on rods and guides. Wrist Pins. Wrist-pins of steel. Feed Water. Supplied by injectors. Cab. Substantially built of clear, sound ash, or clear pine, well finished, and fitted together with joint bolts and corner plates. To be provided with suitable windows and doors, conveniently arranged, and glazed with first quality double American crystal glass. Cab seats, cab seat cushion and an engineer's arm rest to be provided. Pilot. Of wood braced with iron Furniture. Engine to be furnished with sand-box, sander, bell and bell cord, one extra fusible plug, engineer's torch. Boiler Fittings: Whistle, blow-off cock, blower valve, safety valves, steam gauge with lamp, and gauge cocks. Tools: Two heavy jack...
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