Freight and Passenger Cars, Shops and Terminals of the Late 1940s and 1950s

 
9780879620790: Freight and Passenger Cars, Shops and Terminals of the Late 1940s and 1950s

Train Shed Cyclopedia #73 Freight & Passenger Cars Car Shops & Terminals 1940s and 50s Part 1 from the Railway Mechanical Engineer. 64 full size pages reprinted from the original edition. Articles included in this issue: Illinois Central Day Train. Timken Roller Bearings on Union Pacific Stock Cars. General Motors Presents The Train of Tomorrow Chicago & North Western Instruction. SLRX Plywood Refrigerator Cars. Aluminum Freight Car Construction. B&M. Boston Diesel Terminal New Haven Diesel Repair Shop Missouri Pacific Buys 134 Passenger Cars for Eagles -- Sleeping cars, head end cars, and seven types of coaches, including dome coaches and two types of grill-coaches, among deliveries from three builders. New Cars for the Twentieth Century Limited -- A two-car dining-room-kitchen-dormitory unit, all-room sleeping cars, and a Lookout Lounge are features of the new trains. Modern Engine Terminals For Steam Power -- Railroads generally have been slow in providing modern servicing facilities for the "iron horse," but have found that new, well equipped terminal facilities were necessary for other types of motive power. Milwaukee 1,000 HP Rail Cars -- Equipped with electro-motive power plants, the cars are designed to haul four trailing cars at maximum speeds of 60 MPH. C&NW Wrecking Crew Car -- Sleeping car, rebuilt in company shops, provides new standards of comfort for a total of ten men. Six trains for Joint California Service -- Sixty-six Budd-built cars purchased by CB&Q, D&RGW & WP - Vista Domes on coaches, lounge and observation cars.

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