Johnstown, PA: Lorain Steel Company, 1917. Hardcover. Item #16879
This volume deals with girder and high tee rails, slot rails, girder guard rails and a variety of rolled shapes for use in connection with tracks of street and electric railways. It illustrates special track work including the "tadpole" type of tongue switch in manganese steel and the well-known gaurantee construction. Various types of mates, frogs and crossings can also be found. 259 pages with full page rail cross sections, full page illustrations of special track work, and a section of curve and special work plans. Bound in original red cloth with lettering and design in gilt and black. Hinges sound. A hint of soiling and fading along cover edges. A near fine copy.