Image from page 671 of “The street railway review” (1891)

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Identifier: streetrailwayrev09amer
Title: The street railway review
Year: 1891 (1890s)
Authors: American Street Railway Association Street Railway Accountants’ Association of America American Railway, Mechanical, and Electrical Association
Subjects: Street-railroads
Publisher: Chicago : Street Railway Review Pub. Co
Contributing Library: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Digitizing Sponsor: Lyrasis Members and Sloan Foundation

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HKSII.-MNICS ST. I AIU.K NIAITdN. iiig Corliss engines vvitli cylinikTS 36 .x 72 in. Iniilt. Ilie enginesare of very massive conslruclion and look heavy for their rating,which is 1,500 h. p. each; one engine sulfkes to drive both cables.The separators and piping are drained by VVestinghonse steamloops. In the boiler room are eight horizontal tnbular boilers 72in. by 18 ft. carrying steam at too lb. Oil is now used for fuel. Thestack is octagonal in section and 175 ft. high; the internal diameteris 7^. ft. At this station cement lined tanks are provided under tlieboiler room floor for storing a 36 hours supply of feed water; thisprecaution was deemed necessary to guard against the possibility ofa failure in the city supply. The Milwaukee Ave. station is stillused, but the tralVic on the line is light; trolley wires are strung overa considerable portion of the cable line on this division. The third of the West Side cable stations which dates back torSSg is that at Rockwell and Madison S

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Tagged: , bookid:streetrailwayrev09amer , bookyear:1891 , bookdecade:1890 , bookcentury:1800 , bookauthor:American_Street_Railway_Association , bookauthor:Street_Railway_Accountants__Association_of_America , bookauthor:American_Railway__Mechanical__and_Electrical_Association , booksubject:Street_railroads , bookpublisher:Chicago___Street_Railway_Review_Pub__Co , bookcontributor:Carnegie_Library_of_Pittsburgh , booksponsor:Lyrasis_Members_and_Sloan_Foundation , bookleafnumber:671 , bookcollection:carnegie_lib_pittsburgh , bookcollection:americana

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