Report of the Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention of the Master-Car Builders' Association, Volume 45 (Google eBook)

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s.n., 1911 - Railroad cars
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Page 789 - Twilight and evening bell, And after that the dark! And may there be no sadness of farewell, When I embark; For tho' from out our bourne of Time and Place The flood may bear me far, I hope to see my Pilot face to face When I have crossed the bar.
Page 30 - The by-laws may be amended at any regular meeting by a two-thirds vote of members present providing a copy of such amendment has been sent to all members at least 30 days prior to the meeting.
Page 425 - Code of Rules governing the condition of and repairs to freight cars...
Page 232 - Box and other house cars" (see 131.1 (h) (2)). (3) Location, (i) Horizontal, one near each end on each side of car, not less than 24 nor more than 30 inches above center line of coupler, if car construction will permit, but handhold shall not proj ect above top of side.
Page 246 - On passenger-train cars used in freight or mixed-train service the uncoupling attachments shall be so applied that the coupler can be operated from left side of car. 231.14...
Page 242 - One near each end on each side of car, curving downward toward center of car from a point not less than 30 inches above platform to a point not more than 8 inches from bottom of car. Top end of handhold shall be not more than 8 inches from outside face of end sheathing.
Page 241 - Each hand brake shall be so located that it can be safely operated while car is in motion.
Page 236 - If side running boards are applied below center of tank, outside edge of running boards shall extend not less than 7 inches beyond bulge of tank.
Page 538 - ... metal is cold shall be solid or free from wrinkles or layers. The time when the pouring ceases must be noted, and two minutes later an examination of the wheel must be made. If the wheel is found broken in pieces, or if any crack in the plate extends through or into the tread, the one hundred wheels represented by the tests will be rejected.
Page 226 - End ladder treads shall be spaced to coincide with treads of side ladders, a variation of 2 inches being allowed. Where construction of car will not permit the application of a tread of end ladder to coincide with bottom tread of side ladder, the bottom tread of end ladder must coincide with second tread from bottom of side ladder.

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