Title: The Street railway journal
Year: 1884 (1880s)
Subjects: Street-railroads Electric railroads Transportation
Publisher: New York : McGraw Pub. Co.
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Smithsonian Libraries
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vate car in a service which approximates that of limitedservice has no doubt influenced Mr. Nicholl in working outthe new car design in question. ♦^-» As operating managers of the Manila Electric Railway& Light Company, J. G. White & Company, Inc.,have been working steadily for the attainment of thehighest operating efficiency. Probably the most importantmove in this policy has been the replacing of the serviceof the old plant of La Electricista Company by up-to-dateservice from the new steam turbo-electric plant which sup-plies power for general commercial purposes as well as forthe street railway. February i6, 1907.] STREET RAILWAY JOURNAL. 289 SHEET STEEL GEAR CASE SOLDERING FLUX IN COLLAPSIBLE TUBES The Electric Service Supplies Company announces thatit is now ready to take care of orders for Lyon sheet steelgear cases. These cases are manufactured by the LyonMetallic Manufacturing-Company, and their sale controlledby the Electric Service Supplies Company. For some time
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SHEET-STEEL GEAR CASE the demand for these cases has been so great that the com-pany was not able to take care of its orders, but its factoryhas recently been quadrupled in size, so that orders can nowbe given prompt attention. The Lyon sheet steel gear case is said to weigh from 75to 100 lbs. less than a cast-iron case, hence will reduce theweight on each car from 150 to 300 lbs.This saves the amount of power neces- ^ – -sary to propel the car, and it also facili-tates the handling of gear cases in carpits. Some operators not familiar withthis gear case have raised the objectionthat the case is too light. By examiningthe engraving of the top section of thecase shown herewith, it will be seen thatthe case is strongly reinforced and amplyriveted throughout, and is made extrastrong at the brackets, where all strainscome. *-¥^ WELLS-FARGO EXPRESS COMPANY ESTABLISHES FREIGHT LINE BETWEEN COLUMBUS AND MARION The convenience of the metallic collapsible tube for gen-eral use has led manufac
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