Twelve Twenty Five

Author: Kevin P. Keefe
ISBN: 9781611862027
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This narrative traces the 1225's regular freight service in Michigan, its unlikely salvation from the scrapheap for preservation at Michigan State University, and the subsequent work to bring it back to steam, first by a student club and ...

Natural Lives Modern Times

Author: Bruce Stutz
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 9780812216585
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Steam wouldn't become viable for industry until coal was brought down from the
mountains to power the factory lathes. The weaving and glass-manufacturing ...
By 1850, with twenty-five men and one hundred women at a factory west of
Fishtown, his status had risen to "hosiery manufacturer." In 1851 Landenberger
put up the ... His works included a twelve-horsepower steam engine running 124
knitting machines and twenty-two sewing machines. These ran overtime during
the Civil ...

Sawdust In My Veins

Author: William Henry Griffin Jr
Publisher: WestBow Press
ISBN: 1449763685
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Most of the peckerwood mills were powered by a tractor or by some truck engine
that was taken from a truck for that particular purpose. These engines usually
were in the ... to five thousand board feet. A board foot measures twelve inches
wide by twelve inches long and one inch thick. ... I am told that the mill Daddy
operated was powered by a steam engine that had fifty horsepower as opposed
to the truck or tractor engines that had about twentyfive horsepower. The steam
engines ...

Thelonious Monk

Author: Robin Kelley
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439190496
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The Life and Times of an American Original Robin Kelley ... Light Blue—The first
recorded evidence of this tune comes from a radio broadcast from Pep's Music
Lounge in Philadelphia, where Monk led a trio on February 9, 1957, but the first
released version was also live, this time at the Five Spot ... Built on an odd 20-bar
chorus and played as a medium-slow tempo, rhythmically and melodically it
captures the motion of the old steam engines steadily chugging down the railroad

Report Of The Committee Of The Senate Upon The Relations Between Labor And Capital And Testimony Taken By The Committee

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Education and Labor
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If that is so, there must be over twenty-five thousand locomotives. ... LIFE-TIME
OF A LOCOMOTIVE. By the Chairman : Q. I have not much idea how long a
locomotive lasts. I suppose they have a lifetime fixed for a locomotive as well as
for other machines? — A. Oh, yes. I suppose a locomotive would run twelve ... But
they calculate that the expense on a locomotive will amount to the cost in about
ten or twelve years ; but that would depend a good deal upen how the engine
was used.

The 17th And 18th Centuries

Author: Frank N. Magill
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135924147
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Dictionary of World Biography Frank N. Magill. Birmingham, Boulton added ... Still
, Boulton perceived that ownership of the patent for the steam engine and
partnership with its inventor were useless financially without sufficient time to
refine and market the product. Watt's original patent had only eight years (of the
original fourteen) left to run; thus, Boulton and Watt successfully pressured the
British government for a special bill to extend the patent twenty-five years, to
1800. Boulton also ...

Boys Life

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twenty-five years has been known and admired by all for the wonderful results he
has helped his boys achieve. All of them cross country runners, and yet these
three only ... And still Wayne Adams took his time. Too much hung wavering in
the balance for haste. ... SPECIAL OFFER To make new friends, we will send you
the next twelve fat issues of The Open Road for Boys for $1.00 and send you also
this BIG steam engine FREE! Act quickly! 17;,. 0 CUiaf No orders sent outside riiu

Factories Inquiry Commission

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It is unnecessary as it regards the younger workers, as those who are employed
under twelve years of age are subjected to no bodily exertion, and it often
happens that their time is not wholly occupied; while those further advanced, who
may be ... A. 3.—The weaving-mill was erected in 1822, and the spinning in 1823
. A. 4.—By steam-engine, calculated at twenty-five horse power. A. 5.—An
opening pane in the middle of each window, by which a current of air may be
introduced. A. 6.

Reports From Committees Administrartion Of Justice In Wales Agricultural Distress Steam Engines 1830

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WHERE do you live ? — I live at Warwick. Mr. Josiah What are you ? — I am in
partnership with my father and brother as a worsted manufacturer. Have you
occasion to use a steam engine ? — We have a steam engine of about twenty-six
horse power. How many inch cylinder ? — Seven-and-twenty inches. How long
have you used the steam engine in your works ? — About five-and- twenty years.
Did you originally find any inconvenience from the smoke of the furnaces that
heated ...

The Farmer S Register

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Indeed, in the lectures of Dr. Lardner, upon the steam engine, that learned
person is made to estimate the daily performances of a horse at twelve tons
conveyed a distance of twenty miles at the rate of two miles an hour. But upon the
suppositions and calculations of Doctor Lardner, this is very far from being equal
to the conveyance of a load of twenty-five tons, even for a distance of ten miles at
the rate of four miles an hour — the rate of draught being represented as
decreasing in a ...