The Good roads year book Volume 6

9781231296714: The Good roads year book Volume 6
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 Excerpt: ... Wis. Sturdy Power for Big Jobs Hauling big loads of gravel, stone, sand, cement and brick is what they are United Trucks are built for. With their dumping bodies and hydraulic hoists unloading is rapid; 2, 3j, 4 and 5 Tons. United Motors Co. Grand Rapids, Mich. "Light-Weight" Tractors Six Sizes From 5/10 to 40/80 H. P. Burn either Kerosene or Gasoline Made by AVERY CO. Peoria, Illinois 62 PER CENT of all Federal Truck Sales are REPEAT ORDERS Trucks, like men, receive recognition for faithful serv-ice performed. Ask for our monthly 'Federal Traffic News" and the advice of our traffic experts in choosing your next truck. Federal Motor Truck Co. Detroit, Mich. must be planned carefully and riprap or some other material placed to prevent erosion about the inlets and outlets. The main problem with earth roads in such soils is to keep the roadbed damp and to incorporate with it adhesive or fibrous material which will act as a binder. Sand-Clay Roads The grains of which sand is composed are usually hard and tough and able to resist abrasion if held securely in place. In an asphalt pavement they are held by the asphalt and a wearing surface of great resistance to abrasion results. In a sand-clay road they are bound together by clay in a less firm manner but one giving excellent results on well-drained roads carrying light traffic. The aim of the builder of such a road is to employ just enough of the stickiest clay at his command to fill the pores of the sand and to mix these materials together so thoroughly that there are neither lumps of clay nor pockets of loose sand left in the surfacing. This gives the maximum amount of hard sand to carry the traffic and the minimum amount of clay to bind it. More sand makes a less durable road and more clay mak...

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ISBN 10:  1231229381 ISBN 13:  9781231229385
Publisher:, 2012