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, 1892 - Railroads
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Page 269 - The party of the second part hereby agrees, when any wheel furnished under the contract is scrapped, to furnish to the party of the first part a statement which will show : 1. The wheel number. 2. The service in which the wheel ran. 3. The amount of service in months or miles.
Page 269 - Lord one thousand nine hundred and between party of the first part, and party of the second part...
Page 269 - The party of the first part hereby agrees to furnish to the party of the second part, free on board cars at chilled cast iron wheels, inches in diameter under the following conditions. 2. The party of the second part...
Page 269 - ... 6. Wheels shall not vary from the specified weight more than two per cent. 7. The flange shall not vary in the same wheel more than three thirty-seconds of an inch from its mean thickness.
Page 269 - In case of the drop tests, should the test wheel break in two or more pieces with less than the required number of blows, then the second wheel shall be taken from the same lot and similarly tested. If the second wheel stands the test it shall be optional with the inspector whether he shall test the third wheel or not; if he does not do so, or if he does, and the third wheel stands the test, the hundred wheels shall be accepted...
Page 269 - The wheels broken must show clean gray iron in the plates: the depth of pure white iron must not exceed seven-eighths of an inch, or be less than three-eighths of an inch in the middle of the tread, and shall not be less than three-sixteenths of an inch in the throat. The depth of the white iron shall not vary more than one-fourth of an inch around the tread on the rail line in the same wheel.
Page 269 - ... of an inch in diameter. The body of the wheel must be smooth and free from slag, shrinkage or blow-holes.
Page 269 - ... second wheel shall be taken from the same lot and similarly tested. If the second wheel stands the test it shall be optional with the inspector whether he shall test the third wheel or not; if he does not do so, or if he does, and the third wheel stands the test, the hundred wheels shall be accepted as filling the requirements of the drop test.
Page 270 - The party of the second part hereby agrees to hold, subject to the inspection of the party of the first part, for a period of thirty days after said statement has been • rendered, any wheels (with above exceptions) which have not earned for themselves a credit equal to the amount charged against them.
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