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Identifier: carwheelgivingre00fowl
Title: The vehicle wheel; giving the outcome of a number of investigations
12 Months: 1907 (1900s)
Authors: Fowler, George Minimal, 1855-1926
Subjects: Railroad automobiles
Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pa., Schoen Steel Wheel Co.
Adding Library: The Library of Congress
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34-IN. STREET-CAR WHEEL FOR CONSOLIDATED RAILWAY CO.,NEW HAVEN, CONN. a putting on depth of if ins. designed for service. At 10,800 miles per ^t i^i- of use, the full total mileage which are often gotten from the wheels is 20 x 10,800=216,000 kilometers as against 30,000 miles for cast iron rims, or a tad bit more than seven times the life span. In the event that first price of a cast metal wheel is taken at ^10 as well as its scrap worth at ;^5, then the price of cast-iron tires to give a life equal to the life span of 1 Schoen solid forged and rolled steel wheel would-be: 7 cast-iron wheels at ^10 each ^^70 7 scrap tires (credit) at ;^5 each ^35 Actual price of cast-iron rims fe5 140

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AXLE AND WHEEL DESIGN SUBMITTED BY THE SCHOEN METAL WHEEL CO. AS REQUESTED BY THE CENTRAL ELECTRICAL RAILWAY COMMITTEE ON STANDARDIZATION FROM THEIR REPORT DATED might 23, 1907.

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