The Official Railway List: A Complete Directory of the Presidents, Vice Presidents, General Managers and Assistants ... of Railways in North America. And Handbook of Useful Information for Railway Men ... (Google eBook)

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Railway Purchasing Agent Company, 1888 - Railroads
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Page 132 - ... service. By using greater power, quicker stops could be made, but there would be more or less sliding of wheels, and it was not thought that the advantage gained would be enough to make up for the damage done in freight service. 8. Train running 20 miles an hour ; the brake leverage having been increased to give the quickest stop possible.
Page 209 - This includes books, circulars, chromos, hand-bills, engravings, lithographs, magazines, music, newspapers, pamphlets, proof-sheets and manuscript accompanying the same, reproductions by the electric pen, hektograph, metallograph, papyrograph, and, in short, any reproduction upon paper by any process, except handwriting, type-writing, and the copying press, not in the nature of a personal correspondence. Limit of weight four pounds, except for a single book, which may weigh more.
Page 119 - President, HB LEDYARD, Detroit, Mich. Vice President and Secretary, ED WORCESTER, New York, NY Auditor, DA WATERMAN, Detroit, Mich.
Page 218 - Line'' cars : 1st. The half of sides of car on which the doors do not slide, to show the name of the " Fast Freight Line " (spelled out in full) and the car number (in the Fast Freight Line series) immediately below it.
Page 218 - The ends to show the initials of the 'Fast Freight Line,' with the car number in the Fast Freight Line series, and the light weight just below them; no other marks will appear on ends of car. "4th. The half of sides of cars on which the doors do slide to be reserved for advertising symbols or trade marks, where used. The use of profuse lettering in this panel is to be discouraged, however, and it is recommended that only the simplest trade marks or advertising signs should be used; the capacity of...
Page 209 - The rates for letters are. for the half ounce or fraction thereof, and those for newspapers for 2 ounces or fraction thereof. To Great Britain and Ireland, France, Spain, all parts of Germany, Including Austria, Denmark, Switzerland, Italy, Russia, Norway, Sweden, Turkey (European and Asiatic), Egypt, letters 5 cents: newspapers i cent for each 2 onncee or fraction thereof.
Page 28 - Insurance against Loss or Damage to Property, and Loss of Life and Injury to Persons caused by Steam Boiler Explosions JM ALLEN, President. WM. B. FRANKLIN, Vice-President. FB ALLEN, id Vice-President. JB PIERCE, Secretary. LB BRAINERD, Treasurer. LF MIDDLEBROOK, Ass't Sec'y. UNIVERSAL DOUBLETUBE|MJECTOR Thę mo8t Complete and pliable Boller-JTeed
Page 209 - Fourth-class matter is all mailable matter not included in the three preceding classes which is so prepared for mailing as to be easily withdrawn from the wrapper and examined. It embraces merchandise and samples of every description, and coin or specie.
Page 218 - Line,' spelled out in full, and the car number in the Fast Freight Line series immediately below it. In the same panel and within a ft.
Page 270 - SURPASSING ALL OTHER LOCK-NUT DEVICES IN DURABILITY, EFFECTIVENESS AND CHEAPNESS. STRENGTHENED AND PROTECTED FROM THE WEATHER. CANNOT BE CRUSHED OR BURST. WILL NOT LOSE THEIR ELASTICITY, NOR ROT. ADAPTED FOR BOTH PLAIN AND ANGLE-BARS.

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