Train Shed Cyclopedia #88 Passenger Construction Details & Interior Fittings
Train Shed Cyclopedia #88 Passenger Construction Details & Interior Fittings (Part 9) from the 1943 Car Builders Cyclopedia - 64 full-size pages reprinted from the Original Edition - Contents of this issue: (Articles) John-Manville Passenger Car Materials - Passenger Car Insulation - Steam Train Line Insulation - A pioneer in insulation, Johns-Manville has served the railroads of the country efficiently, from their earliest car building to the modern era of streamlined trains ** Passenger Car Pipe Coverings - For the past quarter of a century, the Union Asbestos & Rubber Company have pioneered and specialized in the development of pipe coverings and insulations for passenger car equipment ** Tuco Products Used in Passenger Car Construction - Composition Flooring - Roofing Fabric - Trap Doors and Locks - Screens and fixtures - Seal Fabric - Tucowul - Tucolith (formerly known as Flexolith) has been applied to over 60,000 cars and thousands of buses. ** Armstrong’s Resilient Floors and Sundries - Cork Base - Linotile (Oil-Bonded) - Linoleum - Rubber Tile - Asphalt Tile - Linowall - Specialties - Armstrong Cork Company makes a comprehensive line of resilient floorings for passenger cars and a number of special products for use in modern car construction ** Dahlstrom Metal Moldings and Shapes - Dahlstrom metal shapes are either rolled or pressed. They can be furnished in any of the common metals, except welded tubing’s which are supplied in steel only ** Passenger Car Paneled with Marlite - uphold the dignity of modern railway travel - easy to install - easy to maintain - moderate in cost - new or modernization work ** Plymetl for Modern Car Building and Re-Conditioning - easy to work, light weight yet extremely strong, Plymetl and Phemaloid panels afford substantial Fabricating and Operating Economies - The Product: Plymetl consists of a waterproof plywood permanently faces with aluminum, galvan-nealed, stainless or other metals as required. ** Parker-Kalon Self-tapping Screws - used extensively in railway car construction and repair for better fastenings and lower costs ** Edwards Trap Doors and Fixtures - The trap door equipment of the modern vestibuled passenger car is in its self, comparatively simple yet it must meet certain requirements which are important from the standpoints of maintenance, operation, appearance and safety. ** Adlake Railway Car Equipment, Fittings, and Specialties - Advanced designs and top quality of Adlake windows, curtain equipment, diaphragms, lights, racks, and trimmings assured by 86 years of experience - To the transportation industry, the name Adlake - famous trade-mark of the Adams & Westlake Company, extablished in 1857 - has become synonymous with the development and manufacture of modern, serviceable accessories essential to the safety, comfort, and convenience of railroad passengers and employees. ** Pantasote - for Seats and Window and Vestibule Curtains - Known in the transportation field for over half a century, still maintains a position of leadership with the railroads and the transit companies, on materials used for seating and window curtains. ** Edwards Inner-Compression-Seal Double-Glazed Sash - A major Contribution to car construction - The Edwards Inner-Compression-Seal Double-Glazed Sash consists essentially of two glass panes, ½ inch apart, mounted in separate metal frames and separated by two abuttings, compressible, removable, molded, rubber sealing and glazing strips. ** Imperial Prismatic Plate Glass - Specially designed for kitchen, pantry, and lavatory windows of passenger cars ** Harnly Protecto Weather-strip for car windows and doors - The widely diversified line of Harnly Protecto Weather-stripping has been designed especially for tighter sealing of windows, doors, and other openings as required in modern passenger car construction ** N. 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End Door Operators for Passenger Cars - Add to passenger convenience - Increase effectiveness of air conditioning ** Howard Passenger Car Fittings - Door Locks, Door Hangers, Door Hinges, and Special Fittings ** Pacemaker in Transportation Seating - Karpen Craftsmanship leads in providing passenger comfort with deluxe rider appeal - mechanically designed for durability ** Modern Seats for Modern Passenger Coaches - Built for economy and passenger comfort - styled to suit car interiors ** Heywood-Wakefield Passenger Car Seating - Designed for style, comfort, and long service ** Kitchen Equipment for Modern Railroad Diners - Vitally needed when reconstructing or replacing old equipment - Complete installations for new cars - equipment designed and manufactured for the preparation and serving of foods and beverages on modern luxury passenger trains is an important contributing factor in establishing a reputation of these trains for service and satisfaction. ** G-E Electric Coolers for Drinking Water - Pleasing appearance, Clean and Convenient - Easy to install - Water temperature always just right - General Electric water coolers, especially adapted for railroad passenger car service, incorporate the most desirable features available in modern electromechanical coolers. ** Drinking Cups and Dispensers by Dixie Cup Company - Individual flat-bottom Dixie Cups and cone-shaped Vortex Cups provide health protection and win good will ** Ajax and Aero Drinking Cups and Dispensers - Provide a clean and convenient drinking cup service that harmonizes with car interiors ** Duner Car Closets -Duner Water Closets have been used on railroad passenger cars for the past forty years during witch time they have been developed to their present design and efficiency. ** Many supporting pictures and drawings to support all of the above articles! 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