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Pennsylvania Railroad. Test Dept.

Locomotive testing plant at Altoona, Penna. ...

Piston valves.

by Pennsylvania Railroad. Test Dept.

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Published by Stephen Greene Co., printers] in [Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Locomotives -- Testing.,
  • Locomotives -- Valve-gears.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesBulletin, no. 7 (rev.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTJ690 .P5 no. 7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination59 p.
    Number of Pages59
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6545105M
    LC Control Number12017067
    OCLC/WorldCa10957944

    Purdue Locomotive Testing Plant. What was some equipment the building included? Dynamometer and a brake testing machine. What is a dynamometer? The train engine would ride and be tested while stationary. How long was the Purdue Railroad? miles, the shortest in the world. The first locomotive used in the testing plant was the Schenectady, a steam engine that Purdue ordered from Schenectady Locomotive Works in New York. Transporting and installing the locomotive in the University's testing facility was an engineering feat itself, according to the Reamer Club book.

    Living it up: Or, They still love me in Altoona! by George Burns and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at [illustration] The "John Bull," first Locomotive on the Camden & Amboy R. R., as originally built and named "Stevens" The first locomotive to be used on the Camden & Amboy was the "John Bull," which was built by Robert Stephenson and Co., of New Castle-on-Tyne, England. It was received by the road in August, , and was put in service at.

    Scale not given. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copy annotated in black ink with some property owner's names. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along edges and folds. Cadastral map. Includes index to "shops" of Pennsylvania Railroad and illus. On verso annotated in black ink: Petition for the confirmation of a road, to the honorable the judges [followed by signatures. And] Sept.   General Electric Co. plans to end most locomotive manufacturing at a century-old Pennsylvania factory as the company looks to cut costs amid a sharp downturn in Author: Rick Clough.


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