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Image from web page 182 of “An American engineer in China” (1900)
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Title: An American engineer in China
Year: 1900 (1900s)
Authors: Parsons, William Barclay, 1859-1932
Subjects: Parsons, William Barclay, 1859-1932 Railroads
Publisher: New York, McClure, Phillips & co.
Contributing Library: Cornell University Library
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ame on the base, they would beconsidered of Chinese make. They are inex-pensive, of the sort preferred by the Chinaman,although perhaps not for sale in Hamburg orBerlin. On the other hand, the American article,considerably more handsome, from our point of view,but also a lot more high-priced, is of the exact same style as issold on Broadway in New York. There is no want to multiply examples. Thereawaits the American manufacturer an outlet, espe-cially for tools, machinery, and other articles iniron and steel. He will find a demand for thesmaller and lighter machines, rather than for thelarger ones. That is to say, he must appeal firstto the person worker who exists now, ratherthan aim at the needs of a conglomeration in afactory which will come about in the future. The Chapter V: Industrial Relations 177 totals should be basic in character, casil WMirketlami kept in ortler, ami without tlie applicationof fast-return and other mechanical devices s<tnecessary lor labor-saviiicr with us. Litiht W(jod-
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A Chinese Saw-mill The teeth of the saw are arranged to reduce on the up stroke alternatively oton the down, as in other countries operating machiner} can be made to supplant thepresent manual-labnr techniques and a laroe fieldis open for all sorts oi pumps, windmills, piping-,and other articles of Inrlraulic machinerv. Cott(jn g(jods of the finer grades, as properly as the 178 An American Engineer in China coarser which are supplied, household articles ofall kinds, glassware, window-glass, wall-paper,and plumbing fixtures will find a prepared market,as will also farm equipments, such as light-wheeledvehicles and small agricultural implements of allkinds. In these, as in a lot of manufactured arti-cles, American trade has as yet made little or noimpression and yet the American post has anacknowledged superiority over any other for-eign make. It is essential for us also to study the China-man himself. The English and American tradersmake but small try to find out the language, andtherefore frequently f
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Image from web page 124 of “American engineer and railroad journal” (1893)
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Title: American engineer and railroad journal
Year: 1893 (1890s)
Subjects: Railroad engineering Engineering Railroads Railroad automobiles
Publisher: New York : M.N. Forney
Contributing Library: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
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co, the firststop to be at Honolulu. From there he goes to Japan, Koreaand Slam, and from China he will travel more than the Trans-Siberian Railroad to Russia. He plans to go to every countryin Europe. Mr. Gross will be absent from this nation abouta year. The goal of his trip is to make a careful investi-gation of the opportunities for American locomotives in theOrient and European nations and to establish systematicbusiness relations. Mr. Gross will be accompanied on his tripby Cliarles M. Muchnic, till recently mechanical engineer ofthe Denver & Rio Grande, who will act as Mr. Gross secretary. Mr. Max Toltz has resigned as mechanical engineer of theGreat Northern Railway. He is engaged in superintendingthe application of his system of acetylene car lighting to alarge quantity of vehicles on the Canadian Pacific, and has beenretained by that road in a consulting engineering capacity inconnection with the new shops at Montreal. March, 1903. AMERICAN ENGINEER AND RAILROAD JOURNAL. Ill
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110824-N-XR557-038 SOUTH CHINA SEA (Aug. 24, 2011) Gas Turbine Systems Technician (Mechanical) 3rd Class Earl Bellamy, center, of the guided missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) shows Republic of Singapore Navy officers 2nd Lt. Dominic Lew, left, and Lt. Bryan Low, right, the propulsion gas turbine module during a tour of the engineering spaces whilst underway for Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Singapore 2011. CARAT 2011 is a series of bilateral workout routines held annually in Southeast Asia to strengthen relationships and boost force readiness. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Katerine Noll/Released)