Image from page 439 of “American engineer and railroad journal” (1893)
Title: American engineer and railroad journal
Year: 1893 (1890s)
Subjects: Railroad engineering Engineering Railroads Railroad cars
Publisher: New York : M.N. Forney
Contributing Library: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Digitizing Sponsor: Lyrasis Members and Sloan Foundation
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o the equalizers, boxes, wheels and axles than is the case inservice. This would give a slightly higher center of gravity than that inservice. In service, the center of gravity of the truck would probably beabout 20J4 inches. The heights of thec;uteriof gravity are all measured froai thetop of the rail. Tha ears were all without trucks, except the ca-boose, but the weights given include the trucks. New Eight-Wheel Suburban Locomotives—New YorkCentral. The New York Central & Hudson River Railroad recently or-dered 10 eight-wheel suburban locomotives from the ScheuectadyLocomotive Works, of which we show a diagram and give thechief dimensions. The fuel will be hard coal, which is madenecessary by their being used for suburban work: Weight, engine, working order 110.000 pounds • on drivers 77,000 pounds on truck 33,000 pounds tender, loaded 78.000 pounds Driving wheels, diameter 64 inches Cylinders 18H inches by 22 inohes Steam port 1H by 16(*incheB Exhaust port 2H by 16)4 inches
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New York Central Suburban Engine. Bridges Hi inches Valves, travel 5^4 inches outside lap % inches inside lap »2 inches Exhaust nozzle, double diameter 3ki inches Boiler diameter, smallest rintr 56 inches pressure 16° pounds Firebox, length inside lap Hit. inches width «%inches AND RAILROAD JOURNAL. 431 Fines, number 2S4 • outside diameter 2 inches length 11 feet 7 inches Total heating surface 1,743 square feet Urate area 32.6 square feet Drivim; journals 8Mj inches by 10H inches Coal capaoity, tender 6 tons Water 3,500 gallons Air Hose Testing Machine —C, M. & St. P. Ry. Among the interesting machines recently devised for testingair-brake hose is that which is in use at the shops of the Chicago,Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway, and was designed to vibrate thehose while under pressure. The drawings are sufficiently clearto permit the construction to be understood at a glance. A re-ducing valve is put in theair pipe, through which
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