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Image from page 269 of “Building and repairing railways” (1901)

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Identifier: buildingrepairin00kirk
Title: Building and repairing railways
Year: 1901 (1900s)
Authors: Kirkman, Marshall M. (Marshall Monroe), 1842-1921
Subjects: Railroads Railroads
Publisher: brand new York and Chicago, The World railway publishing company
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
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Fig. 178. COMMON FORM OP SETTING DP a PUMPING PLANT FOR aWATER STATION. 262 BUILDING AND REPAIRING RAILWAYS.

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Fig. 174. COMBINED GASOLINE ENGINE AND PUMP. one supported by wooden posts. Some, however,are supported by wrought iron columns and theadvisability of using steel in place of wood forconstructing railroad water tanks is being dis-cussed. A submerged water station consists of a cylin-der submerged in a well, the cylinder contains amovable piston; the top of the cylinder is con-nected with a pipe which leads up to a postwhere it can be coupled to the boiler of a loco-motive; when steam is turned on the piston isdepressed and water is forced out of the cylinderthrough a pipe leading to a stand pipe. Mr. E. $TAXI>AHJ)S /• COXSTJiLCTIOX. 2C3 II. McHenry, Chief Engineer of the NorthernPacific Railway, is the inventor and it is in useon the Northern Pacific and Duluth, Missabe &Northern Railways. AY here the water supply is procured from anelevated point and is piped to the track or froma city water-works, a stand pipe or water columnis used; where the road is a double track

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