Heating and Lighting Railway Passenger Cars ... Fully Explained and Illustrated: Comprises Also the Master Car Builders' Association Code of Rules Governing Conditions of and Repairs to Freight Cars ... (Google eBook)
F.J. Drake & Company, 1912 - Railroad cars - 255 pages
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Page 256 - If the company on whose lines the car is destroyed elects to rebuild either body or trucks, or both, the original plan of construction must be followed, and the original kind and qualities of materials used. The rebuilding must be completed within 60 days from the original date of damage or destruction.
Page 223 - If the weight of a car is found to vary more than 500 pounds from the light weight stenciled on the car, a railroad company having the car in its possession may weigh and restencil the car, making a charge for each car weighed and so reported. The railroad company making the bill shall notify the owner, giving the date and point at which the reweighing was done. RULE 73.
Page 227 - The evidence of a joint inspector or the joint evidence of two persons, one representing the owner of the car, and the other representing the delivering road, that the repairs are not proper, shall be final.
Page 223 - When repairs of any kind are made to foreign cars a repair card shall be securely attached to outside face of intermediate sill between cross-tie timbers. This card shall specify fully the repairs made, and reason for same, the date and place where made, and name of road making repairs; also show location of parts repaired or renewed. The end of car on which brake staff is located shall be known as " B " end, and the opposite end as "A
Page 201 - They shall be 3% by 8 inches, and of the form shown below. They shall be printed on both sides, and shall be filled in on both sides with ink or black indelible pencil: RR RR Car No Initials . To be shopped for , (Head ol Car Department.) Rule 124.
Page 238 - When MCB coupler parts or metal brake beams are replaced, good secondhand material may be used, but they must be charged at seventy-five per cent of the prices when new. The credits for similar parts released from service in good condition must also be seventy-five per cent of the prices when new.
Page 226 - When improper repairs of owner's defects have been made and bill rendered, the owner may counter-bill against the company making the wrong repairs for the cost of changing the car to the original standard, or to the requirements of Rules 57 to 79, inclusive, if the work is done.
Page 226 - When improper repairs of defects for which owners are not responsible are made, the owner may make bill against the company making the improper repairs for the cost of changing the car to the original standard or to the requirements of Rules 55 to 77, inclusive, if the work is done.
Page 200 - Each railway company shall give to foreign cars, while on its line, the same care as to oiling, packing and inspection, that it gives to its own cars.
Page 256 - If only the body of a car is destroyed, and the company destroying it elects to return the trucks, they shall be put in good order, or accompanied by a defect card, covering all defects or improper repairs made by them for which owners are not responsible, and...