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Railroad Safety -- Baggage Cars

Railroad Safety -- Baggage Cars

hearings before the United States House Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, Eightieth Congress, second session, on Mar. 16, 17, Apr. 16, 1948.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads -- Law and legislation -- United States.

  • About the Edition

    Considers (80) H.R. 4092.

    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationiii, 123 p.
    Number of Pages123
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22303924M

    The Sept. 27 event at the Metra station in Elmhurst, Ill., part of National Rail Safety Week, involved Union Pacific, Metra, the DuPage Railroad Safety Council, the City of Elmhurst, Safe Kids Worldwide, National Transportation Safety Board member Jennifer Homendy, and state representative Deanne Mazzochi. There were 2 MO-1 class passenger-baggage combines including 1 (MO-2?) with steel ends, 4 MBM-1 baggage-mail cars and 2 MB-1 baggage-express cars. In , Pennsylvania Railroad assigned 18 all-steel MPd coaches and 2 MPBd all-steel combines to WJ&S. All cars were built with a deadman feature in the controller.

    Part standards together with selected Part locomotive standards provide detailed requirements for railroad pas- senger cars, including structures, safety glazing, interior fittings, fire safety, emergency egress, inspec- tion procedures, and brakes (49 CFR , Railroad Locomotive Safety Standards). HW baggage - express rblt. from baggage - mail. (NORTH EAST RAILS) WAB - wood mail. (NORTH EAST RAILS) WAB - ACF HW baggage - express, as Norfolk & Western. WAB - ACF HW baggage - express. (JOHN W. BARRIGER III NATIONAL RAILROAD LIBRARY) WAB - ACF HW baggage - express, as Norfolk & Western. WAB - @ Mad River & NKP RR Museum.

    Pennsylvania Railroad Baggage and Mail Cars- This Black-and-White photo book covers a sampling but not all of the classes of Pennsylvania Railroad baggage and mail cars. Text is provided by David R. Sweetland. Includes both heavyweight and streamline. New Listing Vintage photo Boston & Maine Railroad station East Kingston NH. Ending Mar 3 at PM PST. New Listing NY, Ontario & Western Railroad Depot (train station) at Accord, Ulster Co., NY. Ending Mar 3 at PM PST. New Listing Vintage Railroad Advertising - PRR, C&O, Santa Fe, Pullman Lot. Ending Mar 3 at PM PST.


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