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The railroad car builder"s pictorial dictionary

by Matthias N. Forney

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Published by Dover Publications in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads -- Cars -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of the 1879 ed. published by the Railroad gazette, New York, under title: The car builder"s dictionary.

    Other titlesCar builders" dictionary.
    Statementby Matthias N. Forney ; with a new introd. by John F. Stover.
    SeriesDover Americana
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTF373 .C36 1974
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 491 p. :
    Number of Pages491
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5070118M
    ISBN 100486229742
    LC Control Number74078972
    OCLC/WorldCa1256170

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      The car-builder's dictionary: an illustrated vocabulary of terms which designate American railroad cars, their parts, attatchments, and details of construction. Five thousand six . • There are seven principal locomotive manufacturers and five major rail car (“car”) manufacturers in the United States. While the locomotive manufacturers focus on market niches, car manufacturers typically supply a range of cars.

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The Dictionary has been updated periodically ever since. If you are interested in the details of its publication history, please see our Bibliography. Our Railway Car-Builder’s Dictionary attempts to follow in the spirit of the commercial venture, and is in no wise a continuation of it.

Terms will be added as need and occasion permits. Car Builder's Dictionary, (This is Lewis Metzler Clement's signed personal copy of this book. Clement designed the CPRR's Emigrant Sleeping Cars.) This first image is a detail of the gold embossed book cover.

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Forney,Dover Publications edition, in EnglishPages: Railroad Glossary: Definitions And Terms Included here is information pertaining to railroad terms and meanings, a glossary if you will.

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The AAR Circular No. OT for car hire rules includes an appurtenance rate table S: this table assigns an hourly time rate for compensating the owner for the use of a piece of equipment.

Page 51 - The term is almost synonymous with truss. Thus, engineers speak of a "Howe truss," a "Pratt truss," a "Warren girder," and a " lattice girder." The distinction is that a truss consists of separate parts held together by pins, or even simply by pressure, which may be taken down and re-erected ; whereas a girder is a single solid structure, either all one solid piece (rolled girder.

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