Image from page 560 of “Railway mechanical engineer” (1916)
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Title: Railway mechanical engineer
Year: 1916 (1910s)
Subjects: Railroad engineering Engineering Railroads Railroad cars
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Simmons-Boardman Pub. Co
Contributing Library: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Digitizing Sponsor: Lyrasis Members and Sloan Foundation
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erstroke. Set-Screws as Rivet Sets.—A cup-pointed set-screw makesa very fair substitute for a rivet set in case of a hurry jobwhen all the regular tools are not available.—Amcru-an Miiihi-nist. Ship CoNSTRtxTiox in iiie Lxiteh States.—United Statesshipyards had under construction or contract at the beginningof the fiscal year July 1, 1915, according to data obtained bythe Bureau of Navigation, Department of Commerce, 65 steelmerchant vessels of 298,426 gross tons. This is the largestamount of work at the corrcspondingtime since Jidy 1, 1907,when 134 such vessels of 403,473 gross tons were building orcontracted for. On the seaboard, however, the steel merchantconstruction, 60 vessels of 288,701 gross tons, is greater thanin any previous year, the nearest being 63 of 273,865 tons inJuly, 1901. Of the vessels now building, 21 are bulk oil carriersof 154,056 gross tons, 6 colliers of 25,475 gross tons and 5 passen-ger steamers of 17,000 tons, the rest being cargo boats.—Iron Apr.
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Riley Safety Wrecker Yoke suited in the prevention of chain breakages as well. The yokeis a solid steel casting weighing about 185 lb., and is designedto lift the heaviest loaded steel cars. It is intended to replace chains for attaching the crane hook to the car or other ob-
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