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Brotherhood of

Locomotive Firemen and
Enginemen's Magazine

• Volume 53—July-DECEMBER

1912

Published by the
Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen

at Indianapolis, Indiana

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Locomotire Running and Repairs.

Air in Cylinders, Compression of ...... 196

Appeal, An, for the 1479, Alias “The

Roaring Meg"..

Axle, Broken Back ...

Balanced Compound Engine, Back Pres-

sure in ....................... 751

Balanced Compound Engines, Lubri-

cating ........................ 340

Baldwin "Tandem Compound, Testing

Low-Pressure ....

............... 334

334

Bituminous Coal, Carbon in

55

Boller, Blowing Out a......

333
Boiler Efficiency ................:::
Boiler Explosion, Locomotive, at San

Antonio, Texas-Report of In-
vestigation (Ill.) ......,

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Boiler, Feeding ...

341 Honey Comb ...

..339, 752

Boiler Inspection, Federal ..... 175 Illinois Southern Engine No. 204, Rec

Boiler Pressure, Advantages of U

ord of ........

13

form ..............

Injectors. Locomotive .......

319

Boiler, Wagon-Top .......

478 Lap and Lead Lever, Broken ..

331

Boilers, Pressure in......

198 Light, Velocity of ..........

338

Breakages, Mysteries of....

... 573 Link, Effect of Straight.....

332

Capacity of a Fireman to Fire Coal.. 480 Link Foot, Object of the......

332

Car Resistance ...

..... 61 17 Link, Object of the Radius of the. 332

Checks between Feed Water Heaters Link. Radius of ...............

331

and Boller ..............

54 Link, Duties of ......

336

Choke Plug. Effect of Worn ...

337 Locomotive, Resistance of ....

617

Clinkers, Formation of .....

339 Locomotives, Types of, Used on the

Coal, Analyzing .............

194

San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt

Coal, B. T. U's in....

619

Lake Railroad (11.)............ 13

Coal Consumption of Locomotives. 193 Long Equalizer, Broken ......... 342

Colored Lights, Visibility of.... 337 7 Low-Pressure Engine. Disabled... . 58

Combination Lever, Et c., Broken, Lubricating Switch Engine.......

340

Baker Valve Gear ....

Lubricator, Cross-Feed of.....

484

Combination Lever, Union Link, Etc., Main Drivers, Effect of Reversing (111) 753

Broken .......................

Main Rod, Angularity of ........ 191

Combustion, Amount of Air Necessary Main Rod. Etc., Broken.

for ....

Main Rods, Keying Up......

341

Commendable Fault ......

337 Main Pin, Broken ..........

485

Crank Pins, Broken ......

52 Mallet Articulated Locomotive

426

Cross Equalizer, Broken ..

.. 342 Mallet Engine ...............

58

Crosshead. Movement of ............ 614

... 614 Mallet Engines, Drifting ....

Malet Engines, I

59

Crosshead Yoke or Union Link, Broken 61 Mikado Type Locomotive, I. C. Ry.. 196

Crude Oil.

342 Oil, Drops in a Pint of ........

340

Crude oil, Use of, to Prevent foa

Oil Fuel. Solid ..

ing ...............

482 Oil in Feed Water. Effect of...

336

Curve, Uncompensated ..

749 One Shovel Firing, Dr. Angus Sinclair

Dead Engine, Towing...

338

Does Not Advocate ............ 427

Draft Arrangement ...

613 Our Special Study Course

Driving Axle, Broken .

53 Engine and Trailing Trucks (111.).. 293

Driving Box, Broken ..

Locomotive Springs and Spring Rig-

Driving Spring, Spring Hanger

ging (IN.) ....................

15

Equalizing Beam, Broken ........ 52 Locomotive Tenders (I11.).......

Driving Wheel Tire, Broken....... 53 Locomotives Tires, Wheels and Axles

Driving Wheels, Relations of, to Brak-

ing Power ....................

Oil. Acetylene and Electric Head-

Eccentric Crank, Link Foot, Etc.,

lights (ill.)

)

..

...............581. 713

Broken ....

Pacific Type Locomotives, Dimensons

Eccentric Rod, Etc., Broken, Baker

. .... ..... .............. 6 15

615

Valve Gear .

Packing Main Throttle Stem (Ill).... 198

Eccentric Rodor Eccentric Crank.

Piston, Piston Rod or Cylinder Head

Broken .....

Broken .........

52

Eccentric Rods, Angularity of ..... 332 Piston Rod, Loose ...

Eccentrics Slipped, Both ......

343 Pounds, Locating .............

341

Eccentric Strap, Broken Back-Up.. 334 Power of Locomotives, Greatest..

Eccentrics, Setting Slipped ....

343 Pressure in Cylinder, Increase in,

Echoes from the Firing Line...

When Reversing Locomotive.....

Efficiency Report ...........:::::

332

Questions and Answers. ......49, 191, 331

Electric Headlight, American
49

749

Electric Headlight Troubles.

Reverse Lever. Position of

....341

Engine and Tender, Names of Con

Reverse Lever, Position of, in Rela-

Dections Between ......

614

tion to Slipping ............... 197

Engine Not Steaming .....

Reverse Yoke, Etc., Broken....

Engine Pounding .......

341 Richmond Compound, Blocking with

Engine Running Lame ....

197

High-Pressure Side Disabled..... 481

Engine, Steaming of An.....

336 Rock Island Engines. Dimensions 0

Engine Truck Wheel, Broken....

53

New (11.) .................

483

Engines Slipping When Shut Ofr. 191 Rules, Knowledge of ................

337

Engineer, First Duty of An....

484 Saddle Stud. Location 0

750

Engineer or Engineman .

619 Safety ..........................

337

Exbaust, Action of ......

337 Safety Appliances on Road Engines

Exbaust Lap ..............

333

Used in Switching Service....... 193

Feed Water Heaters (I11.)..

Santa Fe Locomotives. Dimensions of

Fire, Hole and Dead Spots ip..

481

....340. 479

Firing, Scientific .......

Scoops. Individual, for Firemen...... 568

First Duty :::

337 Side Rods, Broken ...............

First Engine in America......

751 Signals, Importance of Correct....... 337

Force ........ ....

477

Simple and Compound Features, Con-

Fuel, Annual Expense for........ 337

trol of ........................

58

Fuel, Consumption of ......

181 Spark Arresters (Ill.)....

335

Fuel Economy, Locomotive .......2 427 Sparks Lost from the Stack; Cause

Gauges (III) ..

309 * and Prevention .........

481

Grade, Calculating the Per Cent. of a

oring Dimensions ....

749

Guide or Crosshead, Broken....

51 Springs, Strength of ......

195

Hammer Blow ...............

751

315

Hancock Inspirator .............

334 Steam Leak, A Peculiar..

752

Heat Units, Evaporative Power of ... 615 Stoker..

Stokers ::::: :::

High-Pressure Engine, Disabled...... 58 Superheated Engines ........

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