Image from page 171 of “The street railway review” (1891)

0 Comments


Image from page 171 of “The street railway review” (1891)
Identifier: streetrailwayrev08amer
Title: The street railway review
Year: 1891 (1890s)
Authors: American Street Railway Association Street Railway Accountants’ Association of America American Railway, Mechanical, and Electrical Association
Subjects: Street-railroads
Publisher: Chicago : Street Railway Review Pub. Co
Contributing Library: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Digitizing Sponsor: Lyrasis Members and Sloan Foundation

View Book Page: Book Viewer
About This Book: Catalog Entry
View All Images: All Images From Book

Click here to view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseable online version of this book.

Text Appearing Before Image:
as being the most pro-gressive in Great Britain. One of its great problems hasbeen to devise a suitable traction system leading into thecongested centers of business. The streets are so crowdedthat the speed of trolley cars would necessarily be veryslow, and in many places the streets are too narrow to per-mit the construction of an elevated road. Hence it wasthought that only an underground line would be adequatefor the conditions. A company was formed in 1887 and abill introduced in Parliament; this was defeated because ofobjections to driving tunnels under the Clyde. Subse-quently permits were granted to construct tunnels forpedestrians and vehicles, and, a precedent having beenformed, the Subway Company was successful in 1889 withits petition to Parliament. The line is tunneled throughout its length of 6| miles andis roughly oval in shape. For the most part the tunnelsare under the streets, as elsewhere a private right of wayhad to be purchased. The average depth to the top of the

Text Appearing After Image:
FIG. I.—EXAMPLE OF IRON TUNNELING. tunnels is 29 ft., the greatest depth being 115 ft. and theleast 7 ft. The tunnels are practically two endless cylin-drical tubes, 11 ft. in diameter, being from 2 ft. 6 in. to 6 ft.apart and connected at intervals of 75 ft. by manholes, andat the stations the tunnels are merged into one arch of 28ft. span. The grades are not excessive, none being over5.5 per cent, and no curves have a radius of less than 660ft. Many difficulties were met with in the tunneling, as itwas necessary to pass through shale, sandstone, coal, clay,sand and mud. One portion of the tunnels passed undei-important buildings and railway shops, and to avoid allrisk of a collapse the construction shown in Fig. i wasadopted. Tunneling shields were used on this section.Each ring of the iron tube is 12 ft. in diameter and 18 in. inlength. In passing under the river the air pressure in thetunnel blew up the bottom of the river no less than 10times, but the work was completed after s

Note About Images
Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability – coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.
By Internet Archive Book Images on 1891-01-01 00:00:00
tags”;

We are all consumers and  with the internet, we are bombarded with products all the time that may be worthy for our attention because in this day and age, our attention span seems to be fleeting.  That is one of  the disadvantages of the computer generation: minimal attention span.  Still, when something gets our attention, it may be worth taking some time to look at that product or gimmick.  There are many ways how we make a decision on whether to purchase the product. The first one is obviously the appeal of the product to your needs and wants. When in a bind whether to purchase the product, the question to ask yourself is do i need it or do i want it?  Do you need an extra pair of an addidas barricade 6 tennis shoes or do i want it? Do i need a new Toyota Prado or do i want it? The next consideration is the budget or the price appeal. Does it fit in your budget? This consideration is very flexible with the onset of credit cards and payment plans especially for big ticketed items. For example, with the housing market on the slump, it may be the best time for you to buy a house. If you have enough money for a 20% downpayment on the house and are able to negotiate for a fixed term 20 or 30 year loan, then perhaps you can negotiate around 30% of the listed price of the house and might get a great deal.  The other consideration to think about is the product reviews and comments on the product. There may be some websites that have Sytropin Reviews or a blog about the product sytropin. Browse and see what the general consensus is but be wary as some of them may be planted.  You will know if the review is partial because at the end of the review, there may be a link within the article to the company website. This is important because if the link is an external one, meaning it is not part of the article, then you can fairly assume that it was an independent review or comment about the product Sytropin.  You can also use reviews done by professionals of that industry or niche. Car reviews for example tend to be objective as they tell you the process of how they reviewed it and what they compared it to.  The other thing that you can also do is to test the product yourself. For this you may have to go to a store and test out the product and depending on some products, they may even offer money back guarantees or refunds.

Source: Free Articles from ArticlesFactory.com

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

http://www.sytropinonline.com/ provides detailed information about Sytropin Reviews, injections and its benefits, where to buy HGH, and reviews of best HGH sprays, supplements, vitamins, and more.

Book Review: House on Endless Waters by Emuna Elon

The format of this review was created by Will over at The Book Barrel:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWwQXUbBM495VhNwo_ooLUA

I read this as a buddy read with Britta Bohler who chose this great book:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpQsLKy0bh9hRZ3AWQzG-7g

#BookReview
#BookTube