Report of the Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention of the American Railway Master Mechanics' Association, Volume 36 (Google eBook)

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1903 - Railroads
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Page 426 - 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 - Congress assembled, that on and after the first day. of January, nineteen hundred and four, all the Departments of the Government of the United States, in the transaction of all business requiring the use of weight and measurement, except in completing the survey of public lands, shall employ and use only the weights and measures of the metric system ; and...
Page 10 - SEC 1. The officers of the Association shall be a President, a first Vice-President, a second Vice-President, a Secretary and a Treasurer.
Page 13 - 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 132 - Resolved. That the President of this Association be authorized to transmit to the Chairman of the Interstate Commerce Commission a copy of this resolution, and to advise him that this Association would welcome a conference upon the subject matter of the resolution as early as the same may be desired by said Interstate Commerce Commission.
Page 394 - Divide the pitch, or which is the same thing, the side of the thread into eight equal parts, take off one part from the top and till in one part in the bottom of the thread, then the flat top and bottom will equal one-eighth of the pitch ; the wearing surface will be three-quarters of the pitch, and the diameter of screw at bottom of the thread will be expressed by the formula : 1.299 Diameter number of threads per inch.
Page 13 - The by-laws may be amended at any regular meeting by a two-thirds vote of...
Page 426 - The wheel shall be placed flange downward on an anvil block weighing not less than seventeen hundred (1,700) pounds, set on rubble masonry at least two feet deep, and having three supports not more than five (5) inches wide for the wheel to rest upon.
Page 425 - ... one-eighth of an inch or over in diameter, or which occur in clusters of more than six inches in length. 3. 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...
Page 407 - 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.

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