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Dimensions, Weights, & Tractive Power of Narrow-Gauge Locomotives
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146 feet grade 16 inches stroke 18 feet 20 feet grade 24 inches diameter 40 inches ALAMOSA back driving-wheels baggage car bolster and radius-bar BURNHAM CARS AND LADING centres of front classes of locomotives coaches Denver and Rio design illustrated Diam distance between centres distance between driving-wheel drivers driving-wheel cen feet 8 inches feet gauge feet per mile ﬁgures ﬂanged FREIGHT SERVICE front and back gallons gross tons haul hopper cars illustrated by photograph Keweenaw LOAD IN GROSS loaded cars locomotive of Class maximum grade miles per hour MINERAL RANGE RAILROAD NARROW-GAUGE FREIGHT LOCOMOTIVE NARROW-GAUGE PASSENGER LOCOMOTIVE Narrow-Gauge Railway pairs of driving-wheels PARRY pass short curves passenger service pattern are given Portage Lake pounds per yard Railroad Rio Grande Railway Sharpless sizes of Locomotives sliding bolster snow swinging or sliding SWITCHING OR FREIGHT tank capacity TANK LOCOMOTIVES TENDER TONS OF CARS Total weight tractive power truck TRUCK-WHEELS Veta weight of engine
Page 15 - The gauge of the line was three feet, with double track three and a half miles long, or seven miles in all. For its length, it was probably the most crooked road in the world, being made up almost wholly of curves, in order to run near all the principal buildings on the Exhibition grounds. Many of these curves were on our heaviest grades, some having a radius of 215, 230 and 250 feet on grades of 140 and 155 feet per mile. These are unusually heavy grades and curves, and when combined as we had them,...
Page 5 - ... diagram to make provision for such cases. The selection of the basis of calculation must of course be made in each instance with reference to the actual or probable condition of the road and its rolling equipment. Designs and estimates for any sizes or patterns of locomotives not given in this catalogue will be submitted on application. The delivery of locomotives at any point which can be reached by rail or vessel will be included in contracts if desired. In ordering locomotives the following...
Page 25 - The average train for these engines is twelve loaded box or thirteen loaded coal cars and caboose ; each load 8 tons (coal cars 3^ tons, box cars 4 tons), or 150 tons of cars and lading, at a speed of 8 to ю miles per hour.
Page 31 - ... (distance between centres of first and fourth pairs of driving-wheels) 12 feet. TENDER, eight-wheeled . tank capacity, 1200 to 1400 gallons.
Page 36 - On this grade we have several curves 574' and 478' radius, one of 338', and several reverse curves of longer radius. The regular load of these engines...