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Image from page 297 of "The Locomotive" (1867)

Identifier: locomotive36hart

Title: The Locomotive

Year: 1867 (1860s)

Authors: Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company

Subjects: Locomotives Steam-boiler explosions

Publisher: Hartford, Ct. : Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Co

Contributing Library: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

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gent atSyracuse, N. Y. His wide experience has rendered him especiallyfitted for the important post to which he has been promoted. Hereafter the Companys business in the states of Washington andOregon, and in Bonner, Kootenai, Shoshone, Latah, Clearwater, andNez Perce counties of Idaho, will be handled by the Seattle Branch.The change does not afifect the status of the firm, Bates, Lively andPearson, which will continue as General Agents in the state of Oregon. Score Another for the Flivver Add to the compendium of unusual explosions the following newsstory from Juliette, Ga: A large rattlesnake was recently explodedby air pressure from the tire of a Ford car in the swamps of a creeknear here. It is reported that while the construction gang of a powercompany were putting in posts for a line through the swamps therattlesnake struck the tire of the workmens car. The air pressurewas transmitted through the hollow fangs of the reptile, blew it up andexploded it. 20 THE LOCOMOTIVE January,

 

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A QUARTERLY MAGAZINE DEVOTED TO POWER PLANT PROTECTION George Hargis Prall, Editor Copyright 1928 by The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company HARTFORD, CONN., January i, 1928 Single Copies can be obtained free by calling at any of the companys agencies. Subscription price 50 cents per year when mailed from this ofifice. Recent bound volumes one dollar each. Earlier ones two dollars. Reprinting matter from this paper is permitted if credited to The Locomotive of The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection & Insurance Co. Reducing Shut-down Loss MOST factory owners and managers understand thoroughly theseriousness of a breakdown involving main power units. Inmany cases failure of an engine necessitates complete stoppageof factory processes and at such times it is to the interest of both theplant and the company underwriting the use and occupancy insuranceto get the machine back into safe operating condition as quickly aspossible. The orthodox method of effecting repairs,

  

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Taken circa 1867