A BETTER RIDE FOR FORDS ON RAILCARS

Even though automobiles were securely tied to the car decks it was noted that some cars were damaged in transit by vibrations. In order to determine the cause and solution of this problem, the Ford Motor Company created a laboratory facility to reproduce the train operation. Then, in conjunction with Railroad Dynamics Inc., a new hydraulic damper was successfully developed.

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    Murphy-Richter Publishing Company

    20 North Wacker Driver
    Chicago, IL  USA  60606
  • Publication Date: 1974-4

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  • Accession Number: 00057492
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Canadian National Railways, Headquarters Library
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 11 1974 12:00AM