Road Master’s Assistant and Section Master’s Guide by William Huntington 1879 HC

Road Master’s Assistant and Section Master’s Guide by William Huntington 1879 HC

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Road Master’s Assistant and Section Master’s Guide by William Huntington 1879 HC
 
Road Masters Assistant and Section Masters Guide by William Huntington 1879 HC
A Manual of reference for all having to do with the permanent way of American Railroads; containing the best results of experience and minute directions for track laying, ballasting, and keeping the track in good repair.
Front and back cover have come loose from the binding. All pages are there. Cover and binding edge have gilt lettering.
286 Pages
Indexed
Preface
The object in offering this little volume to the railroad public is to correct, as far as possible, certain erroneous practices into which track-layers and section men have fallen, which practices are fatal to the life of track and rolling stock.
Contents
Track Laying
Laying the Rails
About Spikes
Cattle Guards, Culverts, and Turn-Outs
On Ballasting Track
Elevation of Curves
Track Repairs
Drawing Spikes Shimming
Frogs and Switches
Patterns of Rails Joints
Renewing Ties Shifting Iron
& Much More

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