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Title: Railway and locomotive engineering : a practical journal of railway motive power and rolling stock
Year: 1901 (1900s)
Subjects: Railroads Locomotives
Publisher: New York : A. Sinclair Co
Contributing Library: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Digitizing Sponsor: Lyrasis Members and Sloan Foundation

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, to the best of ourknowledge, the record for this type ofengine. In working order they have atotal weight of 197,000 lbs., of which165,000 lbs., or 84 per cent., is carriedon the driving-wheels. The cylindersare 22 ins. in diameter by 28 ins. stroke,and with a working pressure of 210lbs. and driving-wheels 63 ins. in di- and has a fixed centre bearing. Mr. J. W. Addis, the superintendent of•motive power and rolling stock of thisroad, informs us that these engines aresuccessfully handling 885 tons on maxi-mum grades of ij/j per cent. The boiler is of the wagon top type,with an outside diameter at the frontend of 70J/2 ins. It contains 326 tubes,2 ins. in diameter and 16 ft. Ion;,, andhas a total heating surface of 2,931square feet, of which the tubes con-tribute 2,731 square feet and the fireboxthe remainder. The firebox is 99 ins.long and 67^4 1S- wide and has a gratearea of 46.3 square feet. This givesabout one square foot of grate area forevery 63 square fi el of heating surface,

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J. W. Addis, S. M. P. and R. S. applied without waiting for the registeringmechanism to be detached or the papertaken out for inspection. The amount of deviation from thenormal in the quality of the firing isthus constantly before the eyes of theperformers with the coal scoop and alsoa useful record of the economy or thereverse in fuel consumption is kept. Themachine is an English one and is calledthe Sarco Automatic CO;, Recorder.We are indebted to Mr. Lacey R. John-son, assistant superintendent of motivepower on the Canadian Pacific Railwayof Montreal, for the information con-cerning this device. SIMPLE TEN-WHEEL ENGINE FOR THE TEXAS & PA( tFIC. American Loco. Co., Builders. Intends to Know How.A recent press dispatch from Berlinsays: Germany is soon to witness thespectacle of a future ruler in mechanicsoveralls, the Crown Prince having ma-triculated as a student at the RoyalTechnical High School at Charlotten-burg. A few days ago the membersof the mechanical engineering class a

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On our last day, Mom and I stumbled on this pleasant cluster of courtyards called Hackesche Höfe. It is one of my favorite places in Berlin.

"When the district prospered at the turn of the century and became a respectable address, a man by the name of Quilitz acquired the plot at Rosenthaler Strasse 40 and 41 and Sophienstrasse 6, had the buildings pulled down and a complex with eight rear courtyards built – the largest in Europe. Restaurants, industry, shops and flats were to be built – a colourful mixture which would be easy to find tenants for."

I’d live there if it wasn’t so popular among tourists.