THE ABRASION OF EXPERIMENTAL HEAT TREATED AND UNTREATED RAIL ON THE HORSESHOE CURVE

After seven years and eight months in service, both rolled and heat treated and rolled and untreated rails were removed from the Horseshoe Curve at Altoona. Abrasion measurement were taken throughout the time interval. No broken or defective rails were encountered during the service period, but some rails particularly the untreated ones, were worn badly. Abrasion data are provided.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Penn Central Transportation Company

    Transportation Center, 6 Penn Center Plaza
    Philadelphia, PA  USA  19104
  • Publication Date: 1935-1-15

Media Info

  • Features: Tables;
  • Pagination: 3 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00040253
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 8 1994 12:00AM