Top Ten Facts about Trains

Top Ten Facts about Trains

In "Top Ten Facts About Trains" you will learn about different types of engines and train cars, where the highest and longest bridges and tunnels are and many other facts about trains. For ages 8-12

Author: Roberta Baxter

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ISBN: 1981430822

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The clacking sound of a train running along a track, the wail of a whistle, or the powerful growl of a locomotive-all are thrilling sounds. In "Top Ten Facts About Trains" you will learn about different types of engines and train cars, where the highest and longest bridges and tunnels are and many other facts about trains. For ages 8-12
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The local historian s table book of remarkable occurrences historical facts traditions legendary and descriptive ballads c connected with the counties of Newcastle upon Tyne Northumberland and Durham Historical division

The local historian s table book  of remarkable occurrences  historical facts  traditions  legendary and descriptive ballads   c   connected with the counties of Newcastle upon Tyne  Northumberland and Durham  Historical division

Monday , that important national undertaking , the Great North of England
Railway , was opened by the directors , the shareholders , and a limited party of
friends , travelling the entire distance from Darlington to York , and back ,
previous to the ...

Author: Moses Aaron Richardson

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ISBN: OXFORD:555051000

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The Street Railway Journal

The Street Railway Journal

He also thought that the figure given for the cost of power stations , $ 95 a kw . ,
was too low , also that 4 to 6 kw . hours per train mile for service without
mentioning the weight of the train or the schedule , was an interesting fact . It is
generally ...

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ISBN: WISC:89109618470

Category: Electric railroads

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The Economic Theory of the Location of Railways

The Economic Theory of the Location of Railways

A very slight expenditure suffices to make track good enough for the passage of
one train a day . A slight ... At any rate , the fact seems to be that even in so
extreme an advance as from six trains a day to sixty ( see top of page 128 ) , the
cost of ...

Author: Arthur Mellen Wellington

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ISBN: UIUC:30112072033498

Category: Railroads

Page: 980

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Transit Journal

Transit Journal

Brooklyn Elevated will operate four and five car trains with two “ The great
difficulty in adapting electricity to some railway ... and in fact is a greater waste if
these generators had to reelectrical equipment for such a system and said in part
: main ...

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ISBN: UCAL:C2632780

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Railway Times

Railway Times

Great economies have been effected in the purchase of supplies by inviting
competition . ... receipts of $ 128,521 is due largely to better facilities for transport
given , but chiefly to the fact that large quantities of wheat were held for better
prices .

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105215956587

Category: Railroads

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The Year book of Facts in Science and Art

The Year book of Facts in Science and Art

Exhibiting the Most Important Discoveries and Improvements of the Past Year
John Timbs ... This ball is wound up to the top of the pole by clockwork directly a
train has passed ; and as it occupies exactly ten minutes in its descent , the driver
of ...

Author: John Timbs

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ISBN: WISC:89006305015

Category: Science

Page: 330

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The Year book of Facts in Science and the Arts for 1875

The Year book of Facts in Science and the Arts for 1875

be left to afford ample accommoda- that this incline carriage - way is the tion for
passengers where they are first of its kind in England . The not likely to be
numerous , and to length of railway is 300 feet , on a afford room for a great deal
of com- ...

Author: Vincent (W. Charles)

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ISBN: RMS:RMS45IST000000824$$$Y

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Page: 304

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Railway Signal

Railway Signal

The Great Northern Railway are inviting tenders for a new line of railway from
Beeston to Hunslet — about four miles ... if the facts are as stated, During their
recent visit to Cornwall, Viscount Emlyn and the chief officers of the Great
Western ...

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105026242060

Category: Railroads

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Coal and Coal Trade Journal

Coal and Coal Trade Journal

The Maverick National Bank of Boston has issued an interesting manual the
country people . ... The company expect to have their construcparison he does ,
not knowiøg or concealing the facts . tion train running and hauling out timber
and ...

Author: Frederick Edward Saward

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ISBN: PSU:000060210265

Category: Coal trade

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Engineering News record

Engineering News record

It certainly seems surprising at first sight that either hy reversing the engine or use
of the hand brakes the train was not ... The important facts to be noted are that the
engineer gave the whistle signal for brakes near the top of the grade , that the ...

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ISBN: UIUC:30112105034158

Category: Engineering

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The Railway Age

The Railway Age

First , the wheels of the train centre upon the top of the rail , the rail centres upon
the top of the ties , the lower the rail the nearer a ... In view of these facts it
appears certain that a new design of steel rail with a reduction in the height has
become imperatively necessary . ... owner of the car or the delivering road ; but
no , they would rather see the freight delayed ten or twelve hours , and
sometimes longer .

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ISBN: MINN:31951D00043182K

Category: Railroads

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The Year book of Facts in Science and Art

The Year book of Facts in Science and Art

This ball is wound up to the top of the pole by clockwork directly a train has
passed ; and as it occupies exactly ten minutes in its descent , the driver of the
following engine can discern at a glance how long a time has elapsed since the
last ...

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ISBN: MINN:31951D00122714N

Category: Science

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Railway Age

Railway Age

Fahr . , with an additional ounce of salt for each degree below the freezing point ,
was used in mixing concrete . ... I think the fact was conceded even then , ten
years ago , that the swing truck cost more to build and to maintain than the rigid ...

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ISBN: CHI:15548482

Category: Railroads

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Railway Locomotives and Cars

Railway Locomotives and Cars

8 ) , with enlarged ends , may be termed “ modern bolsters ” were so great when
compared with former practice as to justify at ... It is evidently now necessary to
take this fact , as well as price , Several years ago a large number of crown - bar ...

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ISBN: UOM:39015013032605

Category: Railroad engineering

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Railway and Locomotive Engineering

Railway and Locomotive Engineering

The bar as the real facts are all quite well known here , and the animus which has
prompted this and other letters is too ... ten Midland engines , F B В and you will
get the same positive denial A from Midland Railway headquarters it you wish to
 ...

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105020087032

Category: Railroads

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Indianapolis Monthly

Indianapolis Monthly

FUN. FACTS. ABOUT. THE. CINCINNATI. ZOO. AND. BOTANICAL. GARDEN. In
September, the Zoo starts hanging the 2 ... Once a bustling train station,
Cincinnati Museum Center is now a major tourism destination that welcomes
more than ...

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Indianapolis Monthly is the Circle City’s essential chronicle and guide, an indispensable authority on what’s new and what’s news. Through coverage of politics, crime, dining, style, business, sports, and arts and entertainment, each issue offers compelling narrative stories and lively, urbane coverage of Indy’s cultural landscape.
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Railway Review

Railway Review

After ten months ' use of it the results are so satisfactory as to justify its extension
to the passenger tracks of the main line . ... The train has been further remarkable
in the fact that notwithstanding the high rate of speed to be maintained each ...

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ISBN: WISC:89089703151

Category: Railroads

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The Railway Times

The Railway Times

And merous trains between Liverpool and Manchester by yet Mr. Chapman
would now lead his shareholders to the line ... In fact , as I said before , we were
told , of the preference shareholders . them that our gradients are so very good
that we ...

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ISBN: CHI:72679122

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