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" ... to rest upon. It shall be struck centrally on the hub by a weight of one hundred and forty (14o) pounds falling from a height of twelve (12) feet. Should this wheel stand five (5) blows without breaking into two or more pieces, the hundred wheels... "
Car Builders' Cyclopedia of American Practice - Page 144
1895
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The Hand-book of the Pennsylvania Lines

Logan Grant McPherson - United States - 1888 - 81 pages
...anvil block weighing one thousand, seven hundred pounds set on rubble masonry two feet deep. It is then struck centrally on the hub by a weight of one hundred and forty pounds falling from a height of twelve feet, and the wheel so tested is not accepted as fit for use...
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The Official Railway List: A Complete Directory of the Presidents, Vice ...

Railroads - 1892
...pounds, set ou rubble masonry at least two feel deep, and I aving three supports not more than five (51 inches wide for the wheel to rest upon. It shall be...centrally on the hub by a weight of one hundred and forty <14U) pounds falling from a height of twelve (121 feet. Should this wheel stand five <!>> blows without...
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Report of the Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention of the ..., Volume 29

Master Car Builders' Association - Railroad cars - 1895
...least two feet deep, and having three supports not more than five (5) inches wide for the wheel to resl upon. It shall be struck centrally on the hub by a weight of one hundred and forty (14o) pounds falling from a height of twelve (12) feeL Should this wheel stand five (5) blows without...
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Modern Freight Car Estimating: Containing Necessary Information and Tables ...

O. M. Stimson - Railroad cars - 1897 - 499 pages
...more than 5 inches wide, for the flange of the wheel to rest upon; it must 'be struck centrally upon the hub by a weight of one hundred and forty (140) pounds fa'ling from a height of twelve (12) feet. Should the wheel break in two or more pieces after twelve...
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Report of Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention of the ..., Volume 35

American Railway Master Mechanics' Association - Railroads - 1902
...pounds, set on rubble masonry at least two feet deep, and having three supports not more than five inches wide for the wheel to rest upon. It shall be...centrally on the hub by a weight of one hundred and forty (14o) pounds, falling from a height of twelve (12) feet. Should this wheel stand five (5) blows without...
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Report of the Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention of the ..., Volume 36

American Railway Master Mechanics' Association - Railroads - 1903
...pounds, set on rubble masonry at least two feet deep, and having three supports not more than five inches wide for the wheel to rest upon. It shall be...more pieces, the hundred wheels shall be accepted. Or, wheels must be of such strength that 550 to 575 pound wheels shall require twenty (20) blows, and...
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Locomotive dictionary: an illustrated vocabulary of terms which designate ...

American Railway Master Mechanics' Association - Cars and car building - 1906 - 523 pages
...pounds, set on rubble masonry at least two feet deep, and having three supports not more than five inches wide for the wheel to rest upon. It shall be...more pieces, the hundred wheels shall be accepted. Or, wheels must be of such strength that 550 to 575 pound wheels shall require twenty (20) blows, and...
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Report of the Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention of the ..., Volume 41

American Railway Master Mechanics' Association - Railroads - 1908
...rubble masonry at least two (2) feet deep, and having three supports not more than five (5) inches wide to rest upon. It shall be struck centrally on the hub by a weight of two hundred (200) pounds. For wheels having a minimum weight of six hundred (600) pounds, ten (10)...
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The Science of Railways: Cars, their construction, handling and supervision ...

Marshall Monroe Kirkman - Railroads - 1909
...rubble masonry at least two (2) feet deep, and having three supports not more than five (5) inches wide to rest upon. It shall be struck centrally on the hub by a weight of two hundred (200) pounds. For six hundred (600) pound •wheels, ten (10) blows falling from a height...
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Locomotive Cyclopedia of American Practice

Locomotives - 1909
...rubble masonry at least two (2) feet deep, and having three supports not more than five (5) inches wide to rest upon. It shall be struck centrally on the hub by a weight of two hundred (200) pounds. For wheels having a minimum weight of six hundred (600) pounds, ten (10)...
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