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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Tratman, E.E.R. (Edward Ernest Russell), b. 1863.
Railway track and track work.
New York, Engineering News Pub. Co. 
|All Authors / Contributors:||
E E R Tratman
|Description:||iv, 471, ix pages : illustrations (3 folded) ; 23 cm|
|Contents:||Part I. Track. Introduction ; Roadbed construction ; Ballast ; Ties and tie-plates ; Rails ; Rail fastenings and rail joints ; Switches, frogs and switchboards ; Fences and cattleguards ; Bridge floors and grade crossings ; Track signs ; Tanks and other track accessories ; Sidings, yards and terminals ; Track tools and supplies ; Signals and interlocking ; Street railway track --
Part II. Track work. Organization of maintenance-of-way department ; Tracklaying and ballasting ; Drainage and ditching ; Track work for maintenance ; Gage, grades and curves ; Track inspection and the premium system ; Switch work and turnouts ; Bridge work and telegraph work ; Permanent improvements and work trains ; Handling and clearing snow ; Wrecking trains and operations ; Records, reports and accounts --
Appendix no. 1. Table of standard track construction on 50 railways --
Appendix no. 2. Table of train speeds and distances run.
|Responsibility:||by E.E. Russell Tratman.|