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Identifier: streetrailwa318861887newy (find matches)
Title: The Street railway journal
Year: 1884 (1880s)
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Subjects: Street-railroads Electric railroads Transportation
Publisher: New York : McGraw Pub. Co.
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Smithsonian Libraries



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IL/fiessier Car Brake.
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A—Car Frame. B—Car Wheels. C—Journals. D—Axles. E-Shoes. J—Brake Wheel or Friction Disk. K—Draw Bars. ■Brake Frame. F—Adjustable boPs. G—Toggle Joints. H—Brake Shoes.L—Brake Lever. M—Pulling Rods. N—Stacdards. O—Spring. I—Wooden Facing of The Brake, working on the third wheel, placed at such a height from the surface of the road, renders It impossible to clog with snow or Ice in winter weather;removing the iron shoes from the wheels and saving the expense of new shoes; also the wearing of flat places on the wheels.The Shoes placed on the Messier Brake are guaranteed for orie year. We will place one Brake on any Horse Railroad in the United states for cost of manufacturing. Remember the Messier Brake can be made duplicate, so that it can be applied to one or both trucks from either end of the car, without placing any addi-tional weight on the car. After a thorough test of fourteen weeks on the State street road 1n AlbaDy (this road having a grade of 10 fee

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