Railway Expenditures; Their Extent, Object and Economy Volume 2

Railway Expenditures; Their Extent, Object and Economy Volume 2

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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. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ...etc., etc. In reference to oil, waste and tallow used upon locomotives the following rules should be observed: Oil, waste, tallow and tallow-compound should be issued to locomotives only upon orders properly filled, dated and signed by the foremen of shops. The number of the engine should be entered upon the orders in plain, legible figures, when the oil, waste and tallow are delivered. Great care should be exercised to see that suf ficient blank tablets for oil, waste and tallow are always supplied foremen. The local accountants should see that the orders are written up daily, as fast as received, on the form provided, f viz.: 1st. The number of the engine should be entered on the left-hand margin of the blank in the place provided, opposite the names of the articles as printed, 2d. Pints of engine oil, 3d. Pints of kerosene oil, 4th. Pints of signal oil, 5th. Pints of cylinder oil, 6th. Pounds of tallow, 7th. Pounds of waste. 8th. In the column corresponding with the Form 24, Appendix "C." tForm 25, Appendix 'C." date the order was filled the exact quantity delivered should be entered. 9th. In the column provided for that purpose the quantity of waste used by wipers should be entered at the close of the month. The amount chargeable to each engine should be arrived at as follows: The cost of waste used on each engine, it will be assumed, bears the same proportion to the total cost of waste used that the number of times each engine was wiped bears to the total number of times engines were wiped as shown by the engine house register. The numbers of the engines should be entered on the above report in numerical order (commencing with the lowest number), as far as practicable. At the close of each month the number of pints of oil, of...
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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 186g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236641965
  • 9781236641960