Sentence Examples


  • The prin ciple of the modern automatic sight is made clear in figs.
  • The essential change from the link and pin to the automatic coupler is in the outboard end or head of the draw-bar.
  • - Automatic Coupling for Freight Cars (U.S.A.).
  • The Murray automatic system was designed specially for dealing with heavy traffic on long lines.
  • The use of automatic couplers for freight cars throughout the United States, introduced in 1893-1900, greatly reduced the number of deaths and injuries in coupling, and the use of air brakes on freight cars, now universal, has reduced the risk to the men by making it less necessary for them to ride on the roofs of high box-cars, while at the same time it has made it possible to run long trains with fewer men; but except in these two features the freight service in America continues to be a dangerous occupation.