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Design of a railroad viaduct for Overton County railroad

L. M. Scharle

Design of a railroad viaduct for Overton County railroad

by L. M. Scharle

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Published .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby L. M. Scharle
The Physical Object
Pagination51 leaves :
Number of Pages51
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25533603M
OCLC/WorldCa276323411

Railroad engineer and electrician book, Antique railroad book, Steam engineer book. This is a rare, hard to find railroad book for all railroad enthusiasts! Titled Twentieth Century Hand Book For Steam Engineers and Electricians with Questions and Answers. It . Railroad opened — came the demand for major advance-ments in bridge design and construction to support the heavy steam-driven trains. Railroad construction prolifer-ated throughout the east during the s and s. Railroads required very small vertical grade changes with a maximum incline of 2 to 4 % depending on circum-stances.

In , the viaduct was added to the National Register of Historic Civil Engineering Landmarks. A decade later, and after nearly 30 years of silence, trains once again crossed over the Kinzua Valley on the now historic viaduct. The Knox and Kane Railroad, formed in , began a passenger excursion route with the viaduct as the main attraction.   Perhaps the first book on this topic in more than 50 years, Design of Modern Steel Railway Bridges focuses not only on new steel superstructures but also outlines principles and methods that are useful for the maintenance and rehabilitation of existing steel railway bridges. It complements the recommended practices of the American Railway Engineering and .

The museum is slowly taking shape and will hopefully soon be open to the public to see. The train museum covers the history of the railroad that runs through Page County. The Page County Railroad Club spent a great amount of time building a layout inside that shows the different stations and landmarks along the tracks through Page County. John Gruber, founder of the Center for Railroad Photography & Art, died on October 9, His influence on the field of railroad photography is impossible to overstate, from his own paradigm-shifting black-and-white work beginning in the s to his book that reexamines the lives and photography of Lucius Beebe and Charles Clegg.


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