Code of Rules Governing the Condition Of, and Repairs to: Freight Cars for the Interchange of Traffic, Adopted by the Master Car Builders' Association. Revised at Atlantic City ... June, 1911

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The Association, 1911 - Freight cars - 133 pages
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Page 5 - Any road making partial repairs of defects on a car which are covered by defect cards will have the defects repaired crossed off the original card with ink or indelible pencil and card placed back on car. A copy of the card accompanying the bill with the defects which were not repaired crossed off will be sufficient authority to bill.
Page 25 - When two or more cars chained together, or any cars which require switch chains to handle them, are delivered at an interchange point, the receiving road shall deliver to the delivering road at the time, an equivalent number of switch chains of the same size as the chains so used on the cars delivered, or, in lieu thereof, furnish a defect card for such chains.
Page 49 - Bills which do not embody all the information called for by the headings of the columns may be declined until made to conform to the requirements of the rule. If no marks are found on wheels or axles removed, a notation to that effect must be made on face of bill. RULE 93.
Page 43 - For repairs made on defect cards, the card must accompany the bill as voucher for the work done, but no bill shall be rendered for repairs which have not been made. RULE 83.
Page 43 - When improper repairs of defects for which owners are not responsible are made, the owner may make bill against the company making the improper repairs for the cost of changing the car to the original standard or to the requirements of Rules 55 to 77, inclusive, if the work is done.
Page 31 - ... inch past the center of flange; broken rim, if not caused by defective casting; if the tread, measured from the flange at a point % inch above tread, is less than 3% inches in width (see Fig.
Page 75 - The company on whose line the body or trucks of a car are seriously damaged, but not destroyed, may notify the owner and ask an appraisement on the damage done to the car as a basis for the disposal of the damaged car. RULE 124.
Page 69 - If only the body of a car is destroyed, and the company destroying it elects to return the trucks, they shall be put in good order, or accompanied by a defect card, covering all defects or improper repairs made by...
Page 71 - When cars of 60,000 pounds capacity or over, and so stenciled, have trucks with journals 4 inches or over in diameter when new, $40 per car shall be added to the figure as given above for the values of car bodies, when equipped with metal bolsters.

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