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Image from page 776 of "The Street railway journal" (1884)

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Identifier: streetrailwayjo121896newy
Title: The Street railway journal
Year: 1884 (1880s)
Subjects: Street-railroads Electric railroads Transportation
Publisher: New York : McGraw Pub. Co.
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
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Massachusetts and are giving excellent service, and the LiudellRailway of vSt. Louis has just given a large order for the six inchjoints to be used in its reconstruction work. The Weber Companyalso exhibited its insulated joint for signal work on steam railroads,and its step joint for joining rails of different sections and depths.These are made on the same principle as the regular Weber joint,this principle being applicable to practically every kind of jointused in street railway work. The Scarritt Furniture Company, of St. Louis, Mo., occupiedone of the most prominent spaces in the convention hall. Thespace occupied by it was the platform from which Major McKinleywas nominated in the recent Republican convention in St. Louis.Burke Cochran, W. J. Bryan and other politicians and speakers ofnational reputation have also spoken from this platform. The .spacewas finely fitted up with rugs and was surrounded by a handsomelypolished brass railing. The space was devoted to the exhibition of

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EXHIBIT OF CLARENCE WHITMAN & CO. the well known reversible seats of the company. The principalobjects shown were the Scarritt reversible cross seats for holdingtwo passengers, used with center aisle cars, especially those forinterurban service where the center aisle is especially popular. The.seats were all fitted with the well known Scarritt springs. Canechairs for parlor cars, longitudinal spring seats, settees of variouskinds for railroad .stations and waiting rooms were also shown. Thereversible seats were fitted up in different ways to show the variety 736 STREET RAILWAY JOURNAL. [Vol. XIL No. II. in which they can be supplied. Some were iipholstered in plainrattan, others in figured rattan, still others in leather, imitationleather and plush. The seat supports were also of various forms,to show the variety in which the seats can be supplied by the Scar-ritt Company. The Scarritt Company was early in the car seatingbusiness, and furnished a great many steam railroad cars wit

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bookid:streetrailwayjo121896newy bookyear:1884 bookdecade:1880 bookcentury:1800 booksubject:Street_railroads booksubject:Electric_railroads booksubject:Transportation bookpublisher:New_York___McGraw_Pub__Co_ bookcontributor:Smithsonian_Libraries booksponsor:Smithsonian_Libraries bookleafnumber:776 bookcollection:smithsonian

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