New System Of Ventilation; Which Has Been Thoroughly Tested Under The Patronage Of Many Distinguished Persons by Henry Albert Gouge

New System Of Ventilation; Which Has Been Thoroughly Tested Under The Patronage Of Many…

byHenry Albert Gouge

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1881. Excerpt: ... I lower temperature here, again, is due to free evaporation, or absorption of moisture as vapor by fresh air; but the sensible cooling is still greater, because the evaporation takes place at the surface of the person, and the whole loss of heat is thus directly felt; while the constant change of air prevents any detention of heat in the car. The following are among the Railroads on which this apparatus is in regular use, in more or less of their cars:--The N. Y. Central & Hudson River; Delaware, Lackawanna &-Western; Boston & Albany; Great Western of Canada; Detroit, Lansing & Northern; St. Louis and Iron Mountain; Chicago & Northwestern; &c. The following letter from the veteran Superintendent of the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad, and President of the Sussex Railroad, A. Reasoner, Esq., was written to a director of another railroad company, in reply to a business inquiry concerning the experience of the D.,L. & W. with Gouge''s Car Heating & Ventilating Apparatus. Noting the simple but comprehensive admission of Mr. Reasoner, that our Apparatus performs all that we claim for it, (and glancing back at the claims referred to, on the preceding page) the reader will doubtless conclude that this testimony--authoritative, unasked, and uninfluenced by the motive of courtesy--settles the question of warming and ventilating railway cars, since it is well known that no such results have ever been attained or even claimed by any other apparatus. DELAWARE, LACKAWANNA & WESTERN R. R. CO. Sup''t''s Office, Morris & Essex Division, Hoboken, June 23, 1881. Samuel Shethar, Esq., 548 Broadway, New York. Dear Sir:--We have had in use on this road for about three years what is known as the Gouge Warming and Ventilating Apparatus for Passenger Cars. We first had thre...

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Title:New System Of Ventilation; Which Has Been Thoroughly Tested Under The Patronage Of Many…Format:PaperbackDimensions:70 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217263631

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