Report of Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention of the American Railway Master Mechanics' Association, Volume 35 (Google eBook)

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1902 - Railroads
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Page 423 - The party of the second part hereby agrees to pay to the party of the first part...
Page 15 - At each annual meeting the president shall appoint a committee of five whose duty it shall be to report at the next annual meeting subjects for investigation and discussion, and if the subjects are approved by the Association, the president shall appoint special committees to report on them.
Page 436 - Were a star quenched on high, For ages would its light, Still travelling downward from the sky, Shine on our mortal sight. So when a great man dies, For years beyond our ken, The light he leaves behind him lies Upon the paths of men.
Page 15 - The by-laws may be amended at any regular meeting by a two-thirds vote of...
Page 12 - The officers of the Association shall be a president, a first vice-president, a second vice-president, a third vice-president, a...
Page 402 - ... testing, but also with the proper method of firing and mechanical operation of the locomotive. This is a most important factor, for it is only the clear-headed and able experimenter who is likely to obtain satisfactory work in this most difficult department of engineering tests.
Page 404 - At the close of the test the height of water in the boiler should be the same as at the beginning, or, if not, the difference, corrected for inclination of the boiler, should be allowed for. During the process of weighing the coal into the sacks numerous samples should be obtained and placed in a covered box, and a final sample of these selected.
Page 13 - Association, recommend the amount of the annual assessment. to call, to prepare for and conduct the general conventions, and to make all necessary purchases, expenditures and contracts required to conduct the current business of the Association, but shall have no power to make the Association liable for any debt to...
Page 399 - To facilitate the measurement of coal and the determination of the quantity used during any desired period of the run, it is desirable to provide a sufficient number of sacks of a size holding a weight of, say 100 Ibs., and weigh the coal into these sacks preparatory to starting on the test. If desired, the sacks may be numbered, to facilitate the accuracy of record.
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