United States Steel Corporation; Hearings Before the Committee on Investigation of United States Steel Corporation. House of Representatives Volume 1-11

United States Steel Corporation; Hearings Before the Committee on Investigation of United States Steel Corporation. House of Representatives Volume 1-11

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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. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ... not go up with the back haul? Mr. GAYLEY. N 0, sir. ' Mr. Youxo. I do not understand that. It is entirely confusing to me, if it is not so to anybody else. As I understand it, the bluff near the docks goes up to the docks? Mr. GAYLEY. Your question is not clear to me. _ Mr. Youxo. I understand you to say that when the trams come down off the range that they turn and run up-grade before gomg (m to the docks? ' Ilfi GAYLEY. No, sir. Let me explain. Here indicating is the lake level. Mr. Yourze. Yes, sir. r. GAYLEY. And back of the lake rises a blufl'. Mr. Yorme. Yes, sir.. bill/flfl'. GAYLEY. And the ground descends on the other side of the u. ' Mr. YOUNG. Descends westward'? MI'. GAYLEY. Northward, to be correct. Mr. Yormo. Do the trains coming from the range to the docks have to g0 11 grade? thMg'l. fiAYLEY. They have to go up that grade to get to the crest Of e u. Mr. Yourzo. How lonv is that ade? M11. GAYLEY. I do notaknow. Igtris the amount of the grade there; that is the only thing; the length does not matter' r. Youno. How far is that blufl' from the docks? Mr. GAYLEY. It begins within a quarter of a mile back Of the docks to slope up_ Mr. GAYLEY. The crest would be II or 5 miles back. _ The CHAIRMAN. If you have a profile of that road I wish you would furnish it to the committee. _ _ Mr. LINDABURY. There may be one somewhere, and if there 15 we will be glad to furnish it. The CHAIRMAN. Do you know whether you have a profile of the road? Mr. GAYLEY. Certainly; they can send a blue print. Mr. YOUNG. Is this grade at this point, if you know, as great as any of the grades connng down toward Duluth? What I want to get is the per cent between the trains going each way. Mr. GAYLEY. My...show more

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  • Paperback | 438 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 23mm | 776g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123674294X
  • 9781236742940