Notes on Railroad Accidents by Charles Francis Adams

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Author Adams, Charles Francis, 1835-1915
LoC No. 06029469
Title Notes on Railroad Accidents
Contents The death of Mr. Huskisson -- The Angola and Shipton accidents -- The Wollaston accident -- Accidents and conservatism -- Telescoping and the Miller Platform -- The Versailles accident -- Telegraphic collisions -- Oil-tank accidents -- Draw-bridge disasters -- The Norwalk accident -- Bridge accidents -- The protection of bridges -- Car-couplings in derailments -- The Revere catastrophe -- Rear-end collisions -- Novel appliances -- The automatic electric block system -- Interlocking -- The Westinghouse brake -- The battle of the brakes -- The railroad journey resulting in death -- The railroad death-rate -- American as compared with foreign railroad accidents.
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Language English
LoC Class HE: Social sciences: Transportation and communications
Subject Railroad accidents
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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