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Title: Railway and locomotive engineering : a practical journal of railway motive power and rolling stock
Year: 1901 (1900s)
Subjects: Railroads Locomotives
Publisher: New York : A. Sinclair Co
Contributing Library: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Digitizing Sponsor: Lyrasis Members and Sloan Foundation
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TIRING OF SINKERS AND ROCKS They set up a Waldorf-Delmonico of th^ir o\ u. and have ginger ale and sardines. peeping at his neighbors book to ob-tain further information, and pushes intothe crowd around the clerk whose duty itis to gather the data. How did we do? Was their stop agood one? is guardedly asked or timid-ly whispered. The uninterested and indifferent lookassumed by the majority of the partici-pants before the run, now disappears,and all hands are visibly interested. Eventhe breaker boys are excitedly interested,and push their way under their taller eld-ers, imo the midst of the uproar. Justat this time, an over-zealous and loosetongue may precipitate its owner intomomentary trouble by expressing a
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A NOON HOUR STUNT. The victor and vanquished of a lively wrestling bout in the hands of their seconds. Best two falls in three. doubt of the truthfulness of some otherobservers data, or making some uncom-plimentary reference to the competingbrake; but there are usually calmerheads and older hands in the immedi-ate vicinity to quell a threatenedscrap in its incipiency. Three short,back-up blasts of the engine whistle January, iiiig. KAIl.WAV AND LOCOMOTIVE KNGINEERING 37 clobiis abniijlly the arguniciUs und dis- swings lliroiigh its arc, and tlic lower-cussions, and the men clamber aboard most part of the pendulum projectionas the train backs up to the cabin to passes tlirough a drop of mercury-deliver data which has an electric attachment to the htt I&. ^aft W^Mi ^ iiig dust, followint; the Iniiti, lias setlled. The men in the cabin have removedt
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