Railway Age Gazette, Volume 55 (Google eBook)

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Simmons-Boardman Publishing Company, 1913 - Railroads
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Page 17 - ... works which concern the manufacture of the splice bars ordered. The manufacturer shall afford the inspector, free of cost, all reasonable facilities to satisfy him that the splice bars are being furnished in accordance with these specifications. All tests (except check analyses) and inspection shall be made at the place of manufacture prior to shipment, unless otherwise specified, and shall be so conducted as not to interfere unnecessarily with the operation of the works.
Page 139 - What the company is entitled to ask is a fair return upon the value of that which it employs for the public convenience. On the other hand, what the public is entitled to demand is that no more be exacted from it for the use of a public highway than the services rendered by it are reasonably worth.
Page 90 - The property is held in private ownership and it is that property, and not the original cost of it, of which the owner may not be deprived without due process of law.
Page 6 - My whistle, too, has lost its tone, Its shrill and thrilling sounds are gone ; My valves are now thrown open wide ; My flanges all refuse to guide, My clacks...
Page 17 - Specimens 6. (a) Tension test specimens shall be of the form and dimensions shown in Fig. 1.
Page 11 - That the Commission hereby created shall have authority to inquire into the management of the business of all common carriers subject to the provisions of this act, and shall keep itself informed as to the manner and method in which the same is conducted, and shall have the right to obtain from such common carriers full and complete information necessary to enable the Commission to perform the duties and carry out the objects for which it was created...
Page 81 - No interstate railroad should be permitted to lease or purchase any other railroad, nor to acquire the stocks or securities of any other railroad, nor to guarantee the same, directly or Indirectly, without the approval of the Federal Government.
Page 17 - The inspector representing the purchaser shall have free entry, at all times while work on the contract of the purchaser is being performed, to all parts of the manufacturer's works which concern the manufacture of the bars ordered.
Page 8 - By this is meant mental power to see beyond the task which occupies the hands for the moment to the operations which have preceded and to those which will follow it, power to take In the whole process, knowledge of materials, ideas of cost. Ideas of organization, business sense, and a conscience which recognizes obligations.
Page 7 - An aspiration is a joy for ever, a possession as solid as a landed estate, a fortune which we can never exhaust and which gives us year by year a revenue of pleasurable activity. To have many of these is to be spiritually rich.

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