Memorial of Matthias W. Baldwin

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Priv. print., 1867 - Počet stran: 237

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Strana 47 - Institute, were brought over from England by Horatio Allen, of New York, in the fall of 1829, or the spring of 1830; and one of them was set up on...
Strana 236 - In testimony whereof this chamber orders that the foregoing be entered at length on its book of records, and that a copy of the same be sent to the family of the deceased, with whom it is the nation's privilege to sympathize and mourn as for a common and irreparable loss.
Strana 52 - The principal superiority of the engine over any of the English ones known consists in the light weight, — which is but between four and five tons, — her small bulk, and the simplicity of her working machinery. We rejoice at the result of this experiment, as it conclusively shows that Philadelphia, always famous for the skill of her mechanics, is enabled to produce...
Strana 111 - The object has been to work the line regularly, economically, and above all, safely ; and these conditions are incompatible with experimental loads subjecting the machinery to severe strains. The regular daily service of each of the engines is to make four trips, of eight miles, over the mountain, drawing one eight-wheel baggage car, together with two eight-wheel passenger cars, in each direction. "In conveying freight, the regular train on the mountain is three of the eight-wheel house cars, fully...
Strana 48 - In the spring of 1831, a third engine was built by the same establishment, for the Mohawk and Hudson Railroad, from Albany to Schenectady, and called De Witt Clinton ; this was the first locomotive run in the State of New York.
Strana 111 - In fact, during the space of i\ years that the road has been in use, they have only failed to take the mail through in this single instance, when the train was caught in a snow-drift near the summit of the mountain. "These results are due, in a great degree, to the admirable adaptation of the engines employed to the service to be performed.
Strana 221 - Whereas, It has pleased Divine Providence to remove from our midst our...
Strana 51 - Tuesday and removed to the Company's depot, and yesterday morning she was completely together, ready for travel. After the regular passenger cars had arrived from Germantown in the afternoon, the tracks being clear, preparation was made for her starting. The placing fire in the furnace and raising steam occupied twenty minutes. The engine (with her tender) moved from the depot in beautiful style, working with great easeand uniformity.
Strana 110 - Virginia and the Northern and Western States was interrupted, and, on many lines, for days in succession, the engines upon this mountain track, with the exception of the single day already specified, moved regularlyforward and did their appointed work.
Strana 87 - In elections by the citizens, every freeman of the age of twenty-one years, having resided in the state two years next before the election, and within that time paid a state or county tax, which shall have been assessed at least six months before the election, shall enjoy the rights of an elector...

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