Public Documents of Massachusetts Volume 18-29
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. 1875 edition. Excerpt: ...of heaviest engine and tender, from centre of forward truck-wheel of engine to centre of rear-wheel of tender, 43 ft. 6 in.) 4. (Total length of heaviest engine and tender over all, 52 feet.) 5. Snow-plows (average weight, 14,500 lbs.), 6. Passenger cars (average weight, 32,000 lbs.), Passenger cars (maximum weight, ). 7. Mail and baggage cars (aver, weight, 24,000 lbs.), 8. 8-wheel box freight cars (av. weight, 18,000 lbs.), 9. 4-wheel box freight cars (av. weight, 9,000 lbs.), 10. 8-wheel platform cars (av. weight, 14,000 lbs.), 11. 4-wheel platform cars (av. weight, 8,000 lbs.), . 12. Other cars (coal, gravel, &c), 14,000 lbs., 13. Total value, Boiling Stock--Continued. 14. Total freight cars, including coal, &c, on a basis of 8 wheels, 15. Number of locomotives equipped with train brakes, (Kind of brake, Smith's Vacuum.) 16. Number of cars equipped with train brakes, (Kind of brake, Smith's Vacuum.) Number of passenger cars with Miller platform and bufl'er, Mileage, Traffic, &c. 1. Miles run by passenger trains, .... 2. Rate of speed of express passenger trains, in cluding stops, 3. Rate of speed of accommodation trains, includ ing stops, 4. Miles run by freight trains, 5. Rate of speed of express freight trains, includ ing stops, 6. Rate of speed of accommodation freight trains, including stops, 7. Miles run by other trains, and for what pur pose included above, ..... 8. Total train miles run, 9. Number of through passengers (whole length of road), 10. Number of local passengers (over part of road), 11. Total number of passengers carried, . 14. Total passenger mileage, or passengers carried one mile, 13. Passenger mileage to and from other roads, 14. Number of tons carried, 15. Total freight mileage, or tons carried one mile, ...
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