Report of the Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention of the Master-Car Builders' Association, Volume 24

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1890 - Railroads
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Page 163 - The party of the first part hereby agrees that on presentation of the statement to pay to the party of the second part any balance due from lack of sufficient service on the part of the wheels (with above exceptions) to balance the charge ; and the party of the second part hereby agrees to pay to the party of the first part any balance due as shown by the aforesaid statement — settlements to be made quarterly.
Page 193 - The by-laws may be amended at any regular meeting by a two-thirds vote of members present providing a copy of such amendment has been sent to all members at least 30 days prior to the meeting.
Page 192 - 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 163 - Lord one thousand nine hundred and between party of the first part, and party of the second part...
Page 190 - The duties of the president, vicepresidents, treasurer and secretary, shall be such as usually pertain to their offices, or ma'y be delegated to them by the unanimous vote of the executive committee.
Page 141 - If the company on whose lines the car is destroyed elects to rebuild either body or trucks, or both, the original plan of construction must be followed, and the original kind and qualities of materials used. The rebuilding must be completed within 60 days from the original date of damage or destruction. In such cases no allowance shall be made for betterments. RULE 122.
Page 108 - Depreciation due to age shall be estimated at six per cent per annum upon the yearly depreciated value of the bodies and trucks only; provided, however, that allowances for depreciation shall in no case exceed sixty per cent of the value new. The amount $36.00 for air brakes shall not be subject to any depreciation.
Page 162 - 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 173 - 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 fill 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 The tables on the preceding pages are reprinted from Mr. Sellers...
Page 190 - ARTICLE IV. OFFICERS SECTION 1. The officers of the Association shall be a President, three Vice-Presidents, a Secretary-Treasurer, and an Executive Council consisting of these officers, the Editor of HISPANIA, the Business Manager of HISPANIA, and six other members.

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