RM2CR6D2Y–. The Street railway journal . Cut herewith shows a single 27 Victor turbine on horizontal shaft, discharging thewater in one end through the draft tube—now being installed by the North CarolinaElectrical Power Co., Marshall, N. C. In this case the usual thrust connected withsingle wheels is entirely eliminated. We also buildSteam andPower Pump-ing iVIachineryfor every ser=vice, FeedWater Heat =ers, Air Com-pressors, Con=densers,FillerPresses, OilMill Machin=ery, etc. Our nelx>Cataloguedescribesmany otherstyles also. IF INTERHSTED, ADDRESS THE STILWELL - BIERCE & SMITH-VAILE CO. 311 Dearbor
RM2CRD728–. The Street railway journal . of me-chanical traction which would equal, and if possible be an im-provement on, the overhead trolley. The growth of electric traction nbroad had not been character-ized by that which had marked its development in America. Con-sequently the extension of the overhead trolley had been slow,and, owing to extended prejudice against overhead wire in gen-eral, engineers had spent considerable time in perfecting the un-derground system. At about the time of the Bentley-Knight consequently it is made much wider, and is, in the Buda-Pestsystem, 1)4, ins. wide. In this co
RM2CRDRPR–. The Street railway journal . ssettlers. All these conditions should be understood toobtain a correct idea of the state and its cities, and whythey furnish such an excellent field for the growth anddevelopment of the street railway industry. Galveston. Galveston, now a city of about 50,000 inhabitants, islocated on the extreme eastern end of Galveston Island,and contains in its area about six square miles. five feet wide on the top, with a railway track running theentire distance. Galveston Harbor is from thirty to fiftyfeet deep, and of ample area to float the fleets of theworld. Along the b
RM2CRFMNB–. The Street railway journal . ogressive spirit of this century, the exhibits ofthese companies have been placed. The dome of the ElectricityBuilding is tastefully draped with hanging green and lavenderbunting, making a background upon which numerous strings ofNernst lamps festoon off from a large 2000-cp lamp placed in the- August 3, 1901.] STREET RAILWAY JOURNAL. 163 center. There are over one hundred 400-cp Nernst lamps that con-tribute to this illumination, which is the first public exhibition ofthe Nernst lamp in America and a notable introduction of one ofthe greatest developments that h
RM2CRCXT6–. The Street railway journal . FIGS. 1 AND 2.—JOHNSTON RAIL BOND AND NUTS. complete, and Fig. 2 view of nuts employed. As will be seen, thesystem is applicable to any size of bond wire. The bond has been used exclusively on the line of the Hestonville,Mantua, & Fairmount Passenger Railway and on other roads. To get perfect electrical contact with the web of the rail, it is neces-sary to face the latter immediately surrounding the hole, in order thatthe contact ends may have a clean, bright surface against the side of land, O. The truck has solid forged side frames made from refinediron and wit
RM2CRFPA0–. The Street railway journal . ontrolthe air pressure, theactual energy requiredto move the liquid, andso show the variation,being supplied by an in-dependent source,whose power is, com-paratively speaking, un-limited. The column instru-ments, described above, are being manufac-tured by the Whitney Electrical Instrument Company, and in-troduced by Machado & Roller, of 203 Broadway, New YorkCity. A plain indicating instrument having a vertical scale likethe pilot indicator, but extending 18 ins. between the zero andmaximum readings, as well as a type of meters to be used on al-ternating current
RM2CRDF77–. The Street railway journal . EXHIBIT OF THE CHRISTENbEN ENGINEERING CO. J. H. STEDMAN, of Rochester, was a prominent and popularattendant at the convention, and with an extra number of goodstories. He also did some good business in his transfer tickets. THE JOHN A. ROEBLINGS SONS COMPANY, ofTrenton, N. J., had no exhibit, but the able representation byMarston R. Cockey, of New York; G. W. Swan, of New York,and U. G. Tingley, of Trenton, N. J., together with the reputationof the company, made an exhibit unnecessary. THE ELECTRIC RAILWAY EQUIPMENT COMPANY,of Cincinnati, exhibited its new slow-
RM2CR56EP–. The Street railway journal . High Pressure Pipe Fitting for Electric Railway,Electric Light and Power Plants. PIPE BENDING OF ALL SIZES A SPECIALTY. Manufacturers of Heavy Yalves and Fittings. AGENTS FOR STEAM PUMPS.. ESTIMATES FURNISHED. Economic Legislation of all the States. Ti Law pi Incorporated Companies OPERATING UNDER MUNICIPAL FRANCHISES, Such as Street Railway Companies, Illuminating Gas Companies, Fuel Gas Companies,Electric Central Station Companies, Telephone Companies, Water Companies, Etc. PRECEDED BY A SUGGESTIVE DISCUSSION OP THE ECONOMIC PRINCIPLES INVOLVED IN THEOPERATION,
RM2CRAR2R–. The Street railway journal . nuisy i Hand Traveling Crane, Pulley Block Type. 10 Tons Capacity; 50 ft. Span. Cranes for Power Houses BOTH HAND AND POWER Also Builders of all kinds of Machinery for handling coal, ore and other materials,including Locomotive Cranes, Electric Traveling Cranes, Pulley Block Traveling Cranes,Jib Cranes, Overhead Trolleys and Tramrails, Pillar Cranes, Cantilever Cranes (forShipyards and Industrial Plants), Coal and Ore Storage and Rehandling Plants. Illustrated Catalogue sent upon application. 102 STREET RAILWAY JOURNAL. LOMBARD WATER WHEEL GOVERNORS PERFECT REGUL
RM2CRFPA4–. The Street railway journal . e track and nearer the bottom of the scoop, and soprevent the snow from clogging in the sweepers. The blades ofthe fan are of steel, and are guaranteed against snow and ice fortwo years. As in the plows using single fans, the snow is pickedup and thrown out of the top of the machine in either directiondesired, and is spread evenly over the adjoining ground. Theuse of the plow dispenses entirely with the employment of brooms,and the plow can clear drifts as deep as 10 ft. and of any length. The plow is double ended; that is, there are fans at each end,and it can b
RM2CR3NJ9–. The Street railway journal . Brill Convertible Car Closed for Winter Service. When Closed, becomes a Standard Box Car.The Change can be made la Few Minutes. No Storage of Either Sash or Glass. Only One Equipment Necessary. S20 STREET RAILWAY JOURNAL. Two Grand Prizesat Paris 1900. One for Brill Con-vertible Car. Onefor Brill System ofElectric Trucks.. f}. G Brill Company PHILADELPHIA, U.S.A. Address Cablegrams :Brill, Philadelphia 110 Cannon St.,London, E. C, England Telegraphic Address: Axles, London F. A. Lawson & Co. 23 Davis StreetSan Francisco, Cal.Selling Agents for Sin Francisco A New
RM2CR95BW–. The Street railway journal . i This Hanger willjstop alleakages of current onyour trolley lines :*. OEM STRAIGHT LINEHANUER This wire will stop all leakagesof current in your car wiringor any place you use it OKONITE WIRE This arrester will stopall leakages of lightingthro your electricalmachinery 1 WOODS LIGHTN1NQ ARRESTER m mmmmmm *> toto totototototototo and, on the whole, if you will send your orders to the Central Electric Co., we will PRE-VENT ALL LEAKAGES IN YOUR YEARLY EARNINGS, due to poor material CENTRAL ELECTRIC CO. 264-270 Fifth Ave., Chicago, 111. Selling Agents for Centr
RM2CRCGF2–. The Street railway journal . WLeel-Base 4-0^^. Slreet Ry..JounKil SMALL-WHEEL BASE, DOUBLE-MOTOR TRUCK NO. 10
RM2CR9GEG–. The Street railway journal . lel tracks. Owing to thefact that the street upon which the car house is located isvery narrow, and to lack of room on the car house lot,preventing the use of curves for entering, a transfer tablewas erected outside of the car house, as shown in Fig. 5.The car house is provided with a pit room for repairs, ashop and store room. The pit room has a glass roof,and the shop contains two lathes, testing boards, a black-smith shop, etc., allowing the company to rewind all itsown armatures, and do other repair work necessary. Thecar house force consists of four men—a ca
RM2CR4JJ1–. The Street railway journal . 358 STREET RAILWAY JOURNAL..
RM2CR6ERK–. The Street railway journal . Steam Motore for Street Railways. The Baldwin Steam Motors have now been In use for eight or nineyears, and are as rellab e and efficient as locomotives. They are nearlynoiseless in operation, and show little or no steam In a dry atmosphere. H. K. PORTER & CO., BUILDERS OF LIGHT LOCOMOTIVES, PITTSBURGH, PA., NOISELESS MOTORS FOR STREET AND SUBURBAN RAILROADS..
RM2CRF0GA–. The Street railway journal . FIG. 20.—ELECTRIC CAR WITH A VESTIBULE NEARLY ENCLOSED AND A SEAT ONer. C^^^THE PLATFORM FIG. 21.—A DOUBLE-DECK FRENCH CARHAVING A VERY LONG PLATFORMCARRYING TWO SEATS UPON IT FIG. 22.—PLATFORM SEAT ON A HIGH-SPEED ELECTRIC CAR is just what would be expected. Confronted with similarconditions, we find a Yankee doing precisely the samething. When he builds a parlor car the passengers haveample time, there is to be no crowding, and we find thatthe steps are placed at the platform corner, as mav be seenin Fig. 15, which shows a parlor car built by the Brillsfor the
RM2CRCGGK–. The Street railway journal . LONG CAR FOR JOHNSTOWN, PA., WITH NO. 6 TRUCKS are to be sent t(j Lexington, Mass., arc fitted with the Stephenson.spring bumpers, Stephenson draw-bars and other Stephenson ap-pliances. The spring bumpers are especially designed to preventthe car from receiving severe shocks in collisions, etc., and bytheir use a great improvement over the ordinary rigid con-struction is made. The bumper extends 8 ins. in front ofthe car, and is held out by the pressure of strong helicalsprings. When an obstruction is encountered by the l)uniperthese springs will collapse for a d
RM2CR843H–. The Street railway journal . eet, Boston.170 Second Street, Portland, Ore.506 Commerce Street, Philadelphia, Pa.Cuyahoga Building, Cleveland, O. 135 Seneca Street, Buffalo. WINDSOR, CONN. TjiE EDDY ELECTRIC JlfG. CO. 249 Second Ave. South, Minneapolis. r t SOCIETE ANONYME INDUSTRIELLE DES ETABLISSEMENTS ARBEL OF FRHNCE, ANNOUNCE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN AMERICAN AGENCYFOR THE SALE OF THEIR WROUGHT - IRON FORGED WHEELS, (Centres) with Steel Tires for Street Railway Service. WE GUARANTEE WROUGHT-IRON CENTRES FOR CABLE ANDELECTRIC RAILWAY SERVICE FOR 5 YEARS. We invite correspondence, or persona
RM2CR7PRN–. The Street railway journal . BUILT BY PHILADELPHIA ENGINEERING WORKS, LIMITED, MIFFLIN STREET, EASi OF FRONT,PHILADELPHIA, PA. BACK NUMBERSWANTED, STREET RAILWAY JOURNAL. We will buy Back Numbers. Writeus for prices, stating whatnumbers you have. COPIES OF Nov., 1889, and March 4 Sept.,1890, and Febrnary, 1891, PARTICULARLY WANTED. ^^m^^M-. —the:- Electric Storage Battery Co. SOLE MANUFACTURERS OF THE CHLORIDE ACCUMULATOR. Elements of all sizes, from onehundred up lo ten thousand watthours capacity each, or larger ifrequired. TRACTION CELLSA SPECIALTY. Electric Launch Equipments,Telegraph, P
RM2CREM5E–. The Street railway journal . W. G. ROSS C. K. DURBIN. C. N. DUFFY J. F. CALDERWOOD
RM2CRAK24–. The Street railway journal . gedas shown in the illustration, so thathalf of the long seats are on one sideand half on the other. The trolleypole base is placed in the center of theroof. The trucks used on these carsare the Brill 21-E type, having awheel base of 6 ft. 6 ins. These truckshave a solid wrought-iron forgedframe, and are equipped with two mo-tors, wheel brakes and Brill trackbrake. The .platforms are closed onone side. Two Dedenda gongs, withi2-in. bells, and two electric headlightsare placed on each car. In shippingthese cars to England, the top seatsand platforms were packed in
RM2CRCKBJ–. The Street railway journal . eneral design to theG. E. 66 railway motor which has already been described. Itsmagnet frame is made up of a single piece of cast steel havinglarge openings at the ends of the frame to permit the removal ofthe arm.iture. pole pieces and field coils. Into these openings arefitted frame heads which carry the crankshaft bearings. Themotor is provided with laminated pole pieces bolted by throughbolts to finished surfaces on the magnet frame, and the field coilsare insulated with varnished cambric, the whole being made water-proof by dipping in japan. The armature is
RM2CRCG1F–. The Street railway journal . portion of the city occupies a plateau, three miles inwidth, which rises abruptly from the river to an averageelevation of about eighty feet, and which is backed by anirregular line of bluffs having an average altitude of over300 ft. above the river, over and beyond which the city hasalready spread. The principal hills are named, respect-ively, Mt. Auburn, Price Hill, Clifton, Mt. Adams, Avon-dale and Walnut Hills. Walnut Hillsis on the northeast, and extends al-most to the bank of the river. Theheights are all reached by inclinedplanes, cable roads and, in some
RM2CRDBAF–. The Street railway journal . ength of the car. Below these are wirescreens, about two feet wide and painted green, and whichare employed on all the cars on each side in order to pro-tect the passengers from coming in contact with the wallsand bridge columns on the central bridge, which is very wide tread being in favor with the management, especiallyfor suburban work. The standard axle is of steel, threeand five-eighths inches in diameter. The standard shoewith which the cars are equipped is of the Brownell type.These are so arranged that a set of shoes can be taken offand a new set put on i
RM2CR667N–. The Street railway journal . OUR SOLID FORCED MOTOR TRUCK JNTo. 23 O. ODR SUPERIORITY IS PROVEN BY OUR BEING IMITATED.. TRACK CLEANERS, IJEADY TO ATTACH TO CAR. 116 THE STREET RAILWAY JOURNAL. [Vol. X. No. i. Pullmans Palace Car Co.,
RM2CRB2K4–. The Street railway journal . FIG. 4.—ENGINE ROOM—BALTIMORE CITY PASSENGER RAILWAY CO. inch chairs; the latter spiked directly to the ties. Twenty-four inch joint plates are used with the seventy-twopound rail, and thirty-two inch joint plates with the ninety pound rail. The ties are 6x8 ins X 8 ft. and aielaid thirty inches between centers. The return circuit isprovided by double bonding the rails and connecting 544 THE STREET RAILWAY JOURNAL. [Vol. X. No. 9. with a supplementary of 500,000 circular mills capacity.Channel pins with tin No. o. wire are used for bonding. The trolley wire emplo
RM2CRG15D–. The Street railway journal . GENERAL PLAN OF BROADWAY CONDUIT, SHOWING THE TWO STANDARD SPACINGS OF HAND-HOLES, ALSO CONDUCTOR BARS put in place through the hand-holes and grip hatches with-out disturbing the pavement. The principal work now being done on the conduit itselfis the cutting of theeoncrete for, and the setting in placeof, the hand-hole curbs. In the original Broadway conduitthe yokes were 4 ft. 6 ins. apart, and the carrier pulleyvaults were spaced either 27 ft. or 31 ft. 6 ins. apart, de-pending upon local conditions. As shown in the plan, Fig.I, which is of the conduit at such
RM2CRB528–. The Street railway journal . FEEDER WIRE SPLICER. nuts are then screwed on the tapered ends of the splicer which isslightly corrugated on the inside, thus securely clamping the wire.Solder can be poured through a slot provided for this purpose. A joint made in this way is but a trifle larger than the wire, and isof low resistance and great strength, the average electrical resistance.02 of an ohm and the mechanical strength of the joint being more thanbeing than the wire itself. Electric Railway Construction in Chicago.
RM2CRCG0M–. The Street railway journal . FIG. 637. METHOD OF PUTTING PANELS IN PLACE (1895). FIG. G3S. INSIDE FRAMING FIG. C39. CORNER PLATES PLATE XV. (FIGURES 626 TO 640) VARYING PRACTICE IN STREET CAR BUILDING
RM2CR55BF–. The Street railway journal . KeystoneElectrical Instruments Are designed for some particular class of mea^uremenSome are specific and narrow in their applications, some sobroad as to be almost universal, yet each has a system de-signed with especial reference to some particular measure-ment under working conditions most liable to be encoun-tered in making that measurement. Our line is broad and comprehensive, so is our ex-perience ; both are at your service. We manufacture Ground Detectors and Polarity Indicators, Switch-board and Portable Instruments. Keystone Electrical Instrument Co., 9th
RM2CR6NG0–. The Street railway journal . HAS BEEN ADOPTED BY 500 RAILROAD COMPANIES.. CARS WITH OPEN ENDS. January, 1894.] THE STREET RAILWAY JOURNAL. THE LEWIS & FOWLER MFG. CO. BROOKLYN, N. Y. ■> % IC- NOTICE TO STREET RAILWAY COMPANIES. The Stationary Fare Register or Passenger Register of the Lewis & Fowler Manufacturing Companyneeds no introduction to Street Railway Companies of the United States and Canada, but such Companiescannot be expected to be fully informed as to the following facts which are of interest to every Rail-road that uses a Fare Registering Device. Our present perfected machin
RM2CR3N18–. The Street railway journal . The No. 27 Truck for Fast Heavy Passenger Service. THE SAFEST AND EASIEST RIDING TRUCK EVER BUILT.Strong. Steel or Wrought Frame.Three Sets of Springs.Suitable for^^^the Highest Speeds.. The No. 27-G Truck for Fast City and Suburban Service. A Modification of the No. 27, Can be Operated with One or Two Motors.These Trucks do not **kick up under the most severe action of the Brakes. 322 STREET RAILWAY JOURNAL. Two Grand Prizesat Paris 1900. One for Brill Con-vertible Car. Onefor Brill System ofElectric Trucks.
RM2CRDG96–. The Street railway journal . l;.(lic.lMrorlS>om-li(,r l.olls J lliv.l«r.«.iu,.U-lil,,iHr,Un Rlveln c.«. iin.l ll In vieh «S IjiilllAll olinn holes ^odlairi.cxculjt lioks fur iCuhiiniiM sliall bu facctl top anil bottom,iirlior l)oll« FIG. 6.—STKEL FRAMEWORK FOR FOUR-TRACK SUSWAY 428 STREET RAILWAY JOURN. [Vol. XVIII. No. 14. he used his own credit to issue bonds and stock. He issaved the expense of financing the scheme, and, further-more, he is operating, not under a franchise wliich can bealtered by municipal and State legislative bodies, but undera definite contract, which can not be bro
RM2CREM5X–. The Street railway journal . C. N. DUFFY J. F. CALDERWOOD. OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVECOMMITTEE,STREET RAILWAYACCOUNTANTS ASSOCIATIONOF AMERICA
RM2CR87ED–. The Street railway journal . SPECIAL BONDEXPANDERS Complete Line of Material for Electric Railways. STREET RAILWAY JOURNAL. JOHN W. FOWLER, President.LOUIS E. ROBERT. Vice-President, Formerly of the Lewis & Fowler Mfg. Co. FRED. VIEWEG, Secretary.GEO. W. LINCH, Treasurer. Fowler & Robert Mfg. Co. Office, 149 Broadway, New York. Works, 1263 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn, N. Y. MANUFACTURERS AND DEALERS IN General Railway Supplies Including the Specialties formerly made by the Lewis & FowlerMfg. Co. and the Brooklyn & New York Railway Supply Co. TheL&F. Improved Fare Register THIS REGISTERHAS STOODT
RM2CR7JRH–. The Street railway journal . The Only Liberating Valve Gear Without Spring or Hook Block. All Joints have Wrist-Pin Bearings. Special Attention Given to theConstruction of Complete Motive Power Plants for Electric Railway and Electric Light Stations. All Patterns of Extra Heavy Design. HIGH EFFICIENCY. CLOSE PECULATION. CREAT DURABILITY. RECEIVED HIGHEST AWARD MEDAL AND DIPLOMA AT WORLDS COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION. BATES MACHINE CO. <f JOLIET, ILLS., XJ. S. A. January, 1894.] THE STREET RAILWAY JOURNAL. 49 C. & G. COOPER & CO.«™ CORLISS ENGINES MT. VERNON, O. COMPOUND, CONDENSING AND HIGH PRESS
RM2CRE8WF–. The Street railway journal . ailway Patents [This department is conducted by W. A. Rosenbaum, patentattorney, 177 Times Building, New York.] UNITED STATES PATENTS ISSUED SEPT. 10, 1901 682,165. Contact Device for Electric Railways; W. M. Brown,Johnstown, Pa. App. filed Jan. 8, 1901. A stud contact system inwhich the connection inside of contact boxes is made by means ofa magnet carried by the car. 682,187. Trolley Wire Support; W. Gerard, St. Bernard, Ohio.App. filed Jan. 17, 1901. A clamp forces the wire into a deflectedgroove in the clip and holds it in place. 682,267. Gripping Device for
RM2CR8H3R–. The Street railway journal . s, and claims that it will give the longest con-tinuous ride for five cents in the city, the distancefrom the present terminus of the companysGermantown line at Mount Airy to the southernterminus at Snyder Avenue being nearly tenmiles. The present extensive system of one faretransfers will continue in operation, and transfer arrangements be-tween the Peoples Traction Company and the Electric TractionCompany is now under consideration. If accomplished, passengersfrom Germantown can reach any part of the city for a single fare. It is expected that the greatly impro
RM2CRBH8X–. The Street railway journal . a warehouse display of its goods. G. A. Mayer, of Hamburg,Germany, said that his latest sale before leaving Germany for theconvention was for Ruberoid roofing paint for the new wing ofthe Austrian Emperors castle (Hofburg) in Vienna. The Euro-pean factory is now in full swing, supplying all the Europeantrade. Even now extensive additions to this factory arc planned.Both the German and the United States governments made ex-tensive purchases of Ruberoid at the time of the Chinese war.Ralph L. Shainwald, president; J. N. Richards, general superin-tendent, F. F. Van
RM2CR857N–. The Street railway journal . nt Co., Chicago, 111. Ralston & Henry, Philadelphia, Pa. Roebllngs, John A., sons Co., Trenton, N. J. Simplex Electrical Co., Boston, Mass. Standard Railway Supply Co., Chicago, 111. Steel Motor Co., The, Cleveland, O. Washburn & Moen Mfg. Co., Worcester. Mass. WOODWORK, CAR. Brill, J. G., Co., Phlladelpela, Pa.Kuhlman, G. C, Co., Cleveland, O.Morse, C. D., Car Mfg. Co., Millbury, Mass.Sjoberg, J. P., & Co., New York.Trimble. James A.. New York.Wetmore. A. B., New York. WOOD WORKING MACHINERY.Prylbll, P., New York. F. W. DEVOE & CO.S COLORS and VARNISHES are STAN
RM2CRBWTR–. The Street railway journal . the Columbia street car heater,as manufactured and sold by the McGuire Manufacturing Company ofChicago. It will be noticed that very important additions have beenmade since last year. In the first place the frame intended to holdthe stove in position is made of a solid casting, and embraces the frontapron, the strap that passes around the back, and the arms that fastenit to the top of the seat rail are all in one piece. It will be noticed thatthe legs are made adjustable, so that the frame can accommodate itselfto any form of car seat, and when in position look l
RM2CRFKJE–. The Street railway journal . Snow Sweeper withMl length cab, themotorman operatingsame on the inside.Same as bnilt by usfor Scranton Trac-tion Go. ELECTRIC SNOW SWEEPERS BTJILT !BX THE J. W. FOWLER CAR CO, WORKS AND GENERAL OFFICE,ELIZABETH PORT, N. J. Electric Snow Sweep-er to be operated withthe motorman on theplatform, motor oper-ating the brooms in-side cab. Same asbuilt by us for theAtlantic Aye. R. R.Co, Brooklyn, N. Y.. THE STREET RAILWAY JOURNAL. [Vol. X. No. 2 J. W. FOWLER CAR CO.
RM2CRFY1Y–. The Street railway journal . he line from the lower ter-minus at 53d Street to the Harlem River.The section from the corner of 53d Streetand Seventh Avenue to noth Street andNinth Avenue will be driven temporarillyfrom the present uptown power station ofthe company, described above. The Lexington Avenue line will ex-tend from the corner of 23d Street andLexington Avenue north to the HarlemRiver, with a branch on 106th Street fromLexington Avenue to the East River. Twostations will be built, one at the corner ofLexington Avenue and 26th Street, theother uptown. The duplex system of cableopera
RM2CR8D6H–. The Street railway journal . pindle with a slot cutthrough on the bottom. The spindle is filled with grease and willrun for six weeks without attention. It is a pioneer head and the one which has first run with the ropetied up to-the pole in Great Britain or America. Not a single acci-dent has occurred with it during the five years it has been in con-tinual use on many of tlie largest systems. The method of insulation employed provides absolute security. It is formed in one piece and can be readily fixed by unskilledlabour. The weight of the head is reduced to a minimum and thebearing surfac
RM2CR7B0D–. The Street railway journal . At 138th St. crossing of the N. Y.Central R. R. in N. Y. City, is a gate madeand erected by us 7 years ago. This gateis raised and lowered nearly ever minutein the day, yet it has never been out oforder in that time nor cost anythingfor repairs. WE BUILT COMPLETE, READYFOR OPERATION, THE CABLE ROADTHROUGH 125th STREET, FROMRIVER TO RIVER, IN NEW YORKCITY. Pivotal Elevating Mechanism at 125th St. and Third Ave., N. Y. We also built a portion of the SpecialCrossing and Vault work, both track andmachinery, for the Third Avenue CableRoad, now under construction..
RM2CR4Y2K–. The Street railway journal . MILWAUKEE, WIS. BUILDERS OF IMPROVED CORLISSENGINES. Non-Condensing, Condensing; and Compound. Economy. - Efficiency. WRITE FOR CUTS AND OTHERPARTICULARS. THE Sturtevant SPECIAL STEEL PLATE STEAM FAN DOUBLE ENCLOSED ENGINE,CYLINDERS ABOVE THE SHAFT. : : : I^OR. : : •OK Induced Draft. Built to Order for Special Requirements. CATALOGUES, PLANS AND ESTIMATESCHEERFULLY FURNISHED. B. F. STURTEVANT CO., BOSTON, MASS. ( 91 Liberty Street, New York.BRANCH J 16 S. Canal Street, Chicago. STOKES: ) 135 N. Third Street, Philadelphia. ( 75 Queen Victoria Street, LondoD. 56 TH
RM2CR8AAW–. The Street railway journal . POLES, j BONDS,. BRACKETS LINE
RM2CR3X1K–. The Street railway journal . s. We got our patent but lost our customer—we can afford to laugh at the joke, for wevegot the world by the tail in spite of him. lie took up with our jack-in-the-box twin-door arrangement, and went to somebody elsefor his cars ; and, being a great big man—at least in a great big place—four-fifths of the rail-road men have gone after him ! Theres actually a run on twin doors ! The car builderswho have no patents, yell steboy ! And the railroad men do the running. Meanwhile we are building Accelerators, and railroad men who kept their wits are buyingem. 20 per cen
RM2CRBYDC–. The Street railway journal . l beadopted in case it should prove a success, the constructionof the cable railway on that avenue will be suspended forthe present. It is stated that both the Siemens & HalskeCompany and the General Electric Company own funda-mental patents covering the feasible construction of a entthe road will be operated by fifty-five three-car trains,each motor car being supplied with two 100 h. p. motors.The third rail, and in general many other details used onthe Intramural road at the Worlds Fair last summer, willbe adopted. The line is about five miles long and runsdue
RM2CR85HF–. The Street railway journal . o v^^^o MANUFACTURERS OF ALL STYLES OF ... PORTABLE and STATIONARY REGISTERS „ ALSO FULL LINE OF .. Brass Fixtures, Leather Goods, Etc*, Etc* ALARMREGISTERING Especially adaptedfor any number ofcash fares, ticketsand transfers. Adopted by theMelbourne Tram-way & Omnibus Co.,of Melbourne, Aus-tralia, for their en«tire system..
RM2CR478P–. The Street railway journal . Standard Gate for Single Door Cars. ENGLISH AGENTS R. W. BLACKWELL «& CO., Limited LONDON, ENGLAND THE HIPWOODBARRETTCzkX and VehicleFender Co.... 26 CORTLANDT STREETFactory, Lakeport, N. H. ...EXHIBIT IN ANNEX AT CONVENTION... STREET RAILWAY JOURNAL. 285 TME TWENTIETH CENTURY LIFEGUARD Fourteen Points of Advantage.
RM2CR4JG8–. The Street railway journal . THE BEMIS NO. 29 TRACTION MOTOR TRUCK. Increased traction on motor axles. Swivels from its center. Has standard size wheels on both axles. This gives light draught and good brake power,without increasing height of car above truck. No part of the truck over themotor. Short wheel base. June, 1894.] THE STREET RAILWAY JOURNAL. 71 THE DORNER & BUTTON MFG. CO. CLEMELHND, O.. SOLID FORCED MOTOR TRUCK, No. 20, For Car Bodies, 16 to 20 Feet Long.
RM2CRCFJ9–. The Street railway journal . JOHN C. WEAVER, SUPERINTENDENT EDEN PARKRAILWAY CO.. JAS A COLLINS, SECRETARY CINCINNATI STREETRAILWAY CO. trucks, with platforms on a level, sothat the electric cars are readily runon or off at the terminals. All theinclines are provided with the latesttypes of safety devices, and are oper-ated in a very safe and satisfactorymanner. An effort was made by the Cin-cinnati Street Railway Company sometime since, to get control of the PriceHill incline, and equip it for transfer-inclined ring the electric cars, the same as onthe Bellevue line, but failing in thisit h
RM2CRGRWA–. The Street railway journal . city offi-cials are at loggerheads. The authorities have prevented the company fromerecting new poles along its route, and have also tampered with the companyin other respects. J. R. Burrows, as receiver for the company, is seekingan injunction to prevent further interference with the operations of the com-pany. CHICAGO, ILL.—A fire in one of the cars of the South Side ElevatedRailroad Company on July 14 came very near causing a serious disaster. Soonafter the train, carrying 150 passengers, left Eighteenth Street, fire was dis-covered in the center of one of the
RM2CRB81Y–. The Street railway journal . OVER 300 RAILWAYS USING OUR TRUCKSBEST DESIGN—EASIEST RIDING — LONGEST LIFE. Phono=Electric Wire Phono-Electric is the Best Trolley Wire. In use by many of the largestTraction Companies in the world. Forty per cent, greater Tensile Strength.Forty per cent, greater Elastic Limit. Resists all unusual strains, annealing corrosion, and mechanical injury withoutimpairment of tensile strength. Try Phono-Electric where hard drawn copper is giving you continuous trouble. The Protected Rail Bond (PATENTED) The Protected Bond is the shortest bond made, and thereforeleast r
RM2CR6GNT–. The Street railway journal . t D n CULE THE. Chicago Rail Bond. The Bonding Question Solved atLast. The Only Real Practi-cal Rail Bond EverOffered to theTrade. With the Chicago Rail Bond you can make a perfectall-rail, metallic return circuit. Can be furnish-ed any length or size, from o to oooo. H. R. KEITHLEY, 107-109 Lake St., Chicago, 111.Care Washburn-Moen Mfg. Co. WHEN VISITING NEW YORK, SHOULD NOT FAIL TO SEE THE PALACECAR OF THE ioth AVE. & 125th ST. CABLE LINE, WHICHIS LIGHTED AND HEATED BY The Pintsch Gas System. John H. Robertson, Superintendent of the Third Avenue R. R. Co., whic
RM2CRE8T3–. The Street railway journal . e room, but as the object of thisarticle is only to describe the manufacture of veneer, we will leave thesubject with one or two casual remarks. A person standing by the veneer machine with a perfect log abouttwenty to twenty-six inches in diameter, and seeing the veneer rolloff, is led to exclaim, what a mine of wealth there must be in cuttingveneer. But reverse the thing, and get a poor log in the machine,and see armful after armful go into the fire room. The exclamationwill be of a very different character. Many apparently good logs arefound to be nearly worth
RM2CR5KCF–. The Street railway journal . con-stant service on many street railroads, and have invariably givenperfect satisfaction. We refer, among others, to Brooklyn City Railroad Co., - Brooklyn, N. Y. Consolidated Traction Co., - Jersey City, N. J. Citizens Passenger Railway Co., - - Norristown, Pa. Reading & Southwestern Railway Co., - Reading, Pa. Portsmouth Street Railroad & Light Co., Portsmouth, O. Oil City Street Railway Co., - - - Oil City, Pa. EFFICIENCY.—Tests made officially by two railway companies have shown thatthe Curtis equipments are more efficient—consume less current—than either of
RM2CRG0JH–. The Street railway journal . ;.,no Slrn-( Ry..luiiriril V MAP OF MILAN-GALLARATE-PORTO CERESIO RAILWAY The company, .Strada Ferrata del Mediterraneo, whichoperates the railway lines in the western half of the Italianpeninsula, realized some time ago that radical measureswould have to be adopted to meet the ever-increasing pas-senger traffic on the line connecting Milan, Gallarate, Var-ese and Porto Ceresio. This road is the main outlet fromMilan to the most important industrial district of Northern. August 3, 1901.] STREET RAILWAY JOURNAL 139 PORTO CERESIOBisuschio-Viggit^Arcisatt-Brenno.InJ
RM2CREDBB–. The Street railway journal . n can be madeto run over the roadbed at a height above the track ofthree inches or less, according to the condition of theroadbed. The fender is attached to the truck of thecar in such a manner that it can be made to run flushwith the dashboard, thereby making it possible to trailcars without any delay or inconvenience. The safetyguard when struck automatically releases a cradle whichinstantaneously drops from beneath the platform of thecar and runs forward on wheels on the crown of the track,three feet in front of the car, and prevents any possibilityof the crus
RM2CRGP24–. The Street railway journal . Street, nearthe Post Office, along Park Row, the Bowery and ThirdAvenue to 130th Street, near the Harlem River, a distanceof nearly eight miles, and while there are no corners turnedthere are twenty-eight deflectionsin the line where it was necessaryto employ curve pulleys, the prin-cipal one being a compound curve,500 ft. in length, at ChathamSquare, with radii varying from280 to 500 ft. The lower end of theline terminates in two balloonloops,one beside the main line en-circling the Franklin Statue atPrinting House Square, and theother at Ann Street, which has a
RM2CRB258–. The Street railway journal . e sound, andprevents dirt being carried on to the track. Of this lOO-lb.T-rail there is 14 miles, and there is a mileage of 18.6960-lb., 75-lb. and 93-lb. girder. The 93-lb. girder is thestandard for paved streets. The belt line is ii| milesaround, and the running time, including a five-minute lay- complete protection from rain at a few seconds notice. Tobe sure the question of a convertible car, suited to bothsummer and winter use, has been solved by adopting a sim-ilar car in many other cities with satisfaction to the publicand a saving in investment for the co
RM2CRE63K–. The Street railway journal . FIG. 1—GENERAL VIEW OF COAL HANDLING APPARATUS—SOUTHERN STATION OF BROOKLYN CITY RAILWAY. South Brooklyn, is designed for a capacity of 12,000 h. p.,and supplies power to the cars operating in the southernand western districts of the city. There are at presentsix Allis compound, condensing Corliss engines, with cy-linder dimensions twenty-six inches and forty-eight inchesby torty-eight inch stroke, which are belted to twelve500 k. w. generators of the General Electric M. P. type.1 he steam generating equipment at present consists ofeight batteries of Babcock & Wi
RM2CRBXY7–. The Street railway journal . ts out of three arebutted, and at the third joint aspace of one-sixteenth of an inchis left. The process of weldingthen is as follows: The sides of thewebs for a distance of three to threeand a half inches from the end ateach joint are ground with anemery wheel carried on a tendercar. This is to make good contactat all points and to insure a perfectweld. At the butted joints twopieces of soft steel, conforming inshape to the rail, are then placedon each side of the joint, therebeing four pieces in all, two for thehead of the rail and two for thelower flange. The
RM2CRFRH9–. The Street railway journal . any for the Dayton & Soldiers Home line, in Day-ton, as a sample of the high grade of work which thiscompany is turning out regularly. The extent of the ECTRIC CAR FOR BANGOR, PA. J. W. Fowler Car Company, of Elizabethport, N. J. Thesecars are tastefully trimmed and decorated, and present avery handsome appearance. They are twenty-eight feeteight inches in length over all, with sixteen foot interiorsand vestibules four feet two inches in length. The sidesills are so arranged that the car bodies rest directly onthe truck without blocking, and the vestibule platfor
RM2CR6NE5–. The Street railway journal . Natural draught Barnard-Wheeler Cooling Tower.No Power used, no Attention Required. VacuumGuaranteed. Complete Cooling Tower and CondensingPlants for Electric Railway and Electric LightStations..
RM2CRGKGX–. The Street railway journal . cool and comfortable, seating2248 people. Ice water is suppliedfree from suitable tanks placed atconvenient points through thegrounds. Minerva Park covers 150 acres.It is not so favorably located asOlentangy, but the same care is ex-ercised to make it a popular andpleasant pleasure ground. It hasbowling alleys, scenic railway,shoot the chutes, etc., and a the-ater seating 2500 persons. This building. Among devices of interest is a circular crane forhandling trucks, motors, etc., and fully illustrated in theaccompanying engraving. It is the intention of the com-pa
RM2CRCHN5–. The Street railway journal . FIG. 618. EFFECT OF GLUE AND LACK OF SAME ON SIDE PANELS WHEN REMOVED
RM2CRHE7D–. The Street railway journal . ILLUMINATED STREET, MILWAUKEE trucks, and lighted by 6000 lights of different colors. Theyconsisted of a variety of subjects, presented without anyaim at continuity of idea, but solely for their picturesquebeauty and scope for fantastic display of form, color andeffulgent light. The first float was a fac-shnile of the battleship Wiscon-sin, and, under the strong lights that focused on the spot,she seemed a real ship afloat on a white sea. Severalmusical chariots, decorated with swans necks, whoseheads extended far in advance of the charioteers, dispersedradiance
RM2CRD604–. The Street railway journal . s to carry off the oily vapors which, with-out this precaution, condensed and settled upon the belt-ing and the machinery. June, 1894.J THE STREET RAILWAY JOURNAL. 37i Arlington Heights is a very attractive locality andis rapidly building up. The elevation is about 135 ft.above Fort Worth, giving a very commanding outlook,as noted in the introduction to the notes. There arequite a number of very fine homes, while the streets arebroad and well graded and graveled, and are borderedby young trees, which have been recently planted. Theprincipal attraction of the loca
RM2CRG40G–. The Street railway journal . ince the burned car house on Flatbush Avenue, nearVernon Avenue, was constructed, the value of the site hasincreased greatly from the building up of the surroundingneighborhood as a residential quarter, and it has beenthought advisable to build the new car house, if it may beso called, much further down Flatbush Avenue. For thispurpose the old Suydam farm, an area of some two and ahalf acres on Avenue O and Platbush Avenue, was pur-chased, and ground will soon be broken and building boiler room, etc., is made of 4 ins. of concrete, as is alsothat of the shops in
RM2CR6DME–. The Street railway journal . Patent Pending.THE LATEST THINIi OUT FOR CABLE AND ELECTRIC CARS. THE <JON« ROTATES with each pressure of the foot, causing the hammerto strike in a new place each time. No bother about REPAIRS.Write us for prices and further particulars. BEVIN BROS. MFG. CO., - East Hampton, Conn. (Mention this paper.) E. P. SHAW, Pre*. EBEN SUMNER, Trea*. NEWBURYPORT Car Manufacturing Co.. BUILDERS OF Electric, Cable and Street Railway I CARS OP EVEBTT DESCEIPTIOU. Photographs and Prices Sent upon Application. NEWBURYPORT, MASS. i DE WITTS COMMON SENSE SAND BOX. De Witts Com