Vauclain Compound Locomotives, Cross-Compound Locomotives, Tandem and Balanced Compound Locomotives, Train Rules, Car Lighting, Car Heating, Locomotive Headlights, Locomotive Super-Heaters, Baker-Pilliod Locomotive Valve Gear, Mallet

Vauclain Compound Locomotives, Cross-Compound Locomotives, Tandem and Balanced Compound Locomotives, Train Rules, Car Lighting, Car Heating, Locomotive Headlights, Locomotive Super-Heaters, Baker-Pilliod Locomotive Valve Gear, Mallet

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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. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...the connection piece C and bolt up with three l%"-1;" bolts. Put the two upper bolts t in from the back, and the lower one t' in from the front, as shown by the arrows. By doing this, one is able to replace the valve at any time when the bolts are in place. LOW-PRESSURE PIPING 29. Preparing the Pipes.--The gas under low pressure is carried from the outlet of the regulator to the roof of the car by the 7-inch piping p, Fig. 1. The joints of this low-pressure piping are not soldered, but are merely made tight with lead paint. A "T and plug are used for making the upward turn at t. At a point C about 5 feet above the floor F, Fig. 29, is placed the main cock, closed in with the _ cover shown in Fig. 30. This cock is so located that its indicator and the letter A are on the right-hand side, as shown in Fig. 9. At the point r where the pipe passes through the roof, Fig. 29, the pipe should be tinned before being put up permanently, and then soldered to the tin roof when in place. The connection between the vertical pipe p and the cross-pipe leading to the main roof pipe is made by means of the T and plug shown at t. 5.oFA.Q . w....cub% Q Q 1" It is sometimes thought desirable to have two lines of piping on the roof, in which case two main cocks, arranged as shown dotted at C', C', replace the single cock shown in full lines at C, Fig. 29. 30. Roof Piping.--Fig. 31 is a plan of the roof, showing the piping. The pipe is carried along the roof about 18 inches from the center line. Flange T's f are placed in this pipe line wherever required for the lamps; angle flanges a lead down from the it-inch pipe to the bracket and vestibule lamps. This piping should be laid on hardwood blocks about 1...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 313g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236935772
  • 9781236935779