Title: The Street railway journal
Year: 1884 (1880s)
Subjects: Street-railroads Electric railroads Transportation
Publisher: New York : McGraw Pub. Co.
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Smithsonian Libraries
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CityAuditor indicate that the company has received during the pastfour months $19,455 under its traffic arrangements with the fourinterurban roads now entering the city. This is on a basis of 3cents for each passenger carried within the city limits. Of thisamount the city will, under the provision of an old franchise withthe Cincinnati Street Railway, receive 5 per cent of the grossearnings. The City Auditor claims that the 5 per cent should befigured on the entire amount earned by interurban cars. The City Machine Company, of Cleveland, Ohio, is manufac-turing the pit jack and motor lift shown in the accompanyingcu> It is of the hydraulic type, using either oil or water, andone filling is sufficient for a year or more. By simply turninga valve and operating the lever the table may be raised to anyrequired height. The table may be revolved, making it veryconvenient for changing motors. There is also a side adjustmentof several inches, operating by a screw, which renders it possible
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PIT JACK AND MOTOR LIFT to readily locate screw holes in the motor casing. The device isvery strong and durable. Within the past few months the company has shipped equip-ments to the following railways: Detroit United Railway, De-troit, Mich.; Cleveland Electric Railway, Cleveland, Ohio; Cleve-land, Painesville & Eastern Railway, Willoughby, Ohio; Cleve-land & Southwestern Traction Company, Cleveland, Ohio;Eastern Ohio Traction Company, Cleveland, Ohio; United Trac-tion Company, Albany, N. Y.; Rockford, Beloit & Janesville,Beloit, Wis.; Utica & Mohawk Valley Railway Company, Utica,N. Y.; St. Johns Railway Company, St. Johns, N. B. The deviceis not a new one, as it has been on the market in a small way fornearly fifteen years. The company states that it has never heardof a machine being broken or wearing out during that time. ♦ AN APPROPRIATE PRESENT FOR SIR THOMAS LIPTON The accompanying cut illustrates a novel cup lifter, which waspresented to Sir Thomas Lipton, on
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