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The Street railway journal (1907) (14781592133)

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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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ith a spout so that a line of whitewash willbe run on the track to show the variations from a straightline, followed by the front and rear ends of the car. Bymeasuring the distances of this line from the center of thetrack a measurement of the oscillations will be secured.Mr. Warner believes that these variations are due more tothe suspension of the trucks than to variations in track level. ♦-♦> EMPLOYEES ENTERTAINMENT AT HOBOKEN The Street Railway Employees Social and Athletic Club,of the West Hoboken Division of the Public Service Cor-poration, gave its third annual entertainment on the after-noon and evening of May 25. It took the form of anamateur minstrel performance in which twenty-five mem-bers participated, with six end men. Following this per-formance was a vaudeville entertainment with movingpictures. This organization is one of the most successful and pros-))crous of its kind in the neighborhood of New York, andhas its headquarters in the West Hoboken car house. Here
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W EST HOliOKEN CAR HOUSE the company has provided an auditorium, aproximately 35ft. X no ft., with stage, curtain, etc. In an adjoining roomare two pool tables. A smoker, dance or some other en-tertainment is given once a month in the winter time, anda more ambitious performance once a year. The success of.the club has been largely due to the active efforts of GeorgeH. Duck, division superintendent, and president of the clublast year. The president this year is Charles A. Bauman,assistant division superintendent. Newton W. Bolen ishonorary president of the club. June i, 1907.) STREET RAILWAY JOURNAL. 979 TWO REGISTERS OPERATED BY A ROD AND TWO CORDS A new invention by the Ohmer Fare Register Company,of Dayton, Ohio, consists of an arrangement for operatingtwo registers in either a city or interurban car by the useof one rod and two cords in such manner as to expose thedenomination of fare registered in one machine and at thesame time cover, by means of a winker, or small curtain so KA

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