Railway Organization and Management; The Executive, Engineering, and Operating Departments

Railway Organization and Management; The Executive, Engineering, and Operating Departments

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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. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...treated with various chemicals in plants especially designed for the purpose. It often involves the construction of large water-storage facilities as well. The general supervision of such work in each district is delegated to a superintendent of water service who reports to the general superintendent. General Roadmaster--Track Inspector The duty of this officer is the general supervision of track through close contact with the division roadmasters. His jurisdiction extends over a general superintendent's district and he reports usually to that officer. Major Divisions The largest systems are separated into major divisions which are under the supervision of general managers. The New York Central proper divides its 5,032 miles into Lines East of Buffalo and Lines West of Buffalo, with a general manager, reporting to the vice president, in charge of each major division. The Lines East include Districts 1 and 2 and the Electric Zone; Lines West include Districts 3 and 4, each district being in charge of a general superintendent. The Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (9,140 miles) and the Chicago & North Western Railroad (8,090 miles) divide their systems into Lines East of the Missouri River, and Lines West of the Missouri River, with a general manager and assistant general manager in charge of each. On the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad there are three general superintendents on Lines East, and two on Lines West; on the Chicago & North Western Railroad there are one general superintendent and two assistant general superintendents on Lines East, and two general superintendents on Lines West. On the Union Pacific System (7,801 miles), composed of the Union Pacific Railroad (3,611 miles), Oregon Short Line (2,062 miles), and...
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  • Paperback | 42 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236602242
  • 9781236602244