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The Street railway journal (1902) (14575138419)


The Street railway journal (1902) (14575138419)



Identifier: streetrailwayjo191902newy (find matches)
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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by the company with the idea ofeliminating them. A study of the question convinced him that thepivot type of bascule bridge was so objectionable that something bridges. Many others have been designed for use in the UnitedStates and foreign countries. From Denver there comes a tale of a genuine elephantine stam-pede, caused by one of those wonderful specimens of the junglegetting his trunk tangled in a trolley wire. From all accounts itwas rather a distasteful experience for Jumbo. 738 STREET RAILWAY JOURNAL. (Vol. XIX. No. 23. New Cars for Seattle and Tacoma The cars now being shipped by the J. G. Brill Company, ofPhiladelphia, to the Seattle & Tacoma Railway Company deserve passenger cars, and one trailer combination passenger and baggagecar. The length over the crown pieces is 41 ft. 6 ins., and the widthover the sills is 8 ft. 9^2 ins. The straight passenger cars have aseating capacity of 44. The baggage compartments of the combina-tions have seats which fold pgainst the walls.
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SEATTLE AND TACOMA PASSENGER CAR a place in the first rank of the best productions of modern electriccar building. The accompanying illustrations are worthy of care-ful examination, as they convincingly show the powerful and hand-some construction, the roomy, pleasant and convenient interiors, and The sills are reinforced with heavy iron plates, and the ends arestrengthened and protected with Brill patented angle-iron bumpers.The steps are provided with traps to cover the openings at high sta-tion platforms. The motormans cab occupies half the platform





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