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Title: Illustrated catalogue and general description of improved machine tools for working metal
Year: 1899 (1890s)
Authors: Sellers, William, & co. [from old catalog]
Subjects: Machine-tools Machinery
Publisher: Philadephia, Levytype company
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: The Library of Congress

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20-TON TRAVEIvUNG CRANE.—for Riveter Tower. 30 ft. span. 40 ft. lift. Hoist, trolley and bridge travel by separate motors.Hook carried by six parts of steel wire rope. Movements operated by controllerssituated at riveter. No operator on crane itself. Automatic mechanical and elec-tric brakes. Used for handling long boilers over stationary riveter. Requires no.special operator. Wm. Sellers & Co., Incorporated. Philadelphia, Pa. 293 Plate No. 242.

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30-TON TRAVELI.ING CRANE. In East Erecting Shop, Wm. Sellers & Co., Incorporated. 56 feet span. Operated by .single electric motor through our improvedclutch machinery. Power transmitted to trolley by square shafts within thebridge. Bridge driven and kept in line by racks or runways. 294 Wm. Sellers & Co., Incorporated, Philadelphia, Pa. Plate No. 243.

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Title: Book of the Royal blue
Year: 1897 (1890s)
Authors: Baltimore and Ohio railroad company. [from old catalog]
Subjects: Middle Atlantic States — Description and travel
Publisher: Baltimore
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation

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It has been arranged that passengersdestined to either of the cities named canhave any special class of vehicle orderedfor them by telegraph, to meet them onarrival of train. On trains approachingWashington from the west they will notifyconductor prior to arrival at WashingtonJunction; and when on trains from theeast, prior to arrival at Baltimore. Whenapproaching Philadelphia, passengers willnotify conductor of train prior to arrivalat Wilmington, when on trains from thewest or south, and prior to arrival atTrenton Junction, when on trains from theeast. The same arrangement is in effectfor Chicago, passengers being requestedto notify conductors of trains prior toarrival at South Chicago; and for NewYork, prior to arrival at Bound Brook. The rates for this extraordinary serviceare most reasonable and are regulated ineach of the cities by existing conditions,and pamphlets are furnished the passen-gers clearly indicating the charges forspecified territory. BALTIMORE & OHIO ELECTRO-M

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Title: Our western empire, or, The new West beyond the Mississippi : the latest and most comprehensive work on the states and territories west of the Mississippi : containing the fullest and most complete description, from official and other authentic sources, of the geography, geology and natural history (with abundant incidents and adventures), the climates, soil, agriculture, the mineral and mining products, the crops, and herds and flocks, the social condition, educational and religious progress, and future prospects of the whole region lying between the Mississippi and Pacific Ocean : to which is added the various routines, and prices of passage and transportation for emigrants thither, the laws, regulations and provisions for obtaining lands from the national or state government of railroads, counsel as to locations and procuring lands, crops most profitable for culture, mining operations, and the lastest processes for the reduction of gold and silver, the exercise of trades or professions, and detailed descriptions of each state ad territory, with full information concerning Manitoba, British Columbia, and those regions in the Atlantic States adapted to settlement, by those who do not wish to go west, and statistics of crops, areas, rainfall, etc.
Year: 1881 (1880s)
Authors: Brockett, L. P. (Linus Pierpont), 1820-1893
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Publisher: Philadelphia : Bradley, Garretson & Co. Columbus, O. : W. Garretson & Co.
Contributing Library: Harold B. Lee Library
Digitizing Sponsor: Brigham Young University

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nly in Texas. The cetacea of the Pacific coast include the right and Califor-nia gray whale, the hump-back and fin-back, two beaked whales,the sperm whale, black fish, walrus, and three species of porpoise.The amphibia are the sea elephant, three or four sea lions, twospecies each of seal and sea otter. The birds of this vast territory number more than 500 speciesalready described, and many more discovered but not yet fullydescribed. There are twenty-five species of climbers, nearlytwo-thirds of them wood-peckers; more than forty species ofbirds of prey, including six of the eagle family, twenty hawks,buzzard hawks and falcons ; twelve or thirteen species of owls;the king of the vultures, as large as the condor and thelammergeier; and the turkey-vulture or turkey-buzzard, socommon in the South. Of the perchers, fiy-catchers, and graln-pluckers, most of themsong birds, there are nearly 200 species; in the first group areincluded crows, ravens, magpies, jays, jackdaws and king-fishers ;

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EAGLE, VULTURE, HAWK, PHEAsANT, PTARMIGAN, CALIFORNIA PARTRIDGE. PRAIRIE HEN, TURKEY,FLAMINGO, CRANE, IBIS, SWAN, GOOSE. DUCKS. ZOOLOGY OF OUR WESTERN EMPIRE. 6l in the second and third groups, fly-catchers, several species ofhumming-birds, swallows, wax-wings, shrikes, tanagers, robinsand thrushes, wrens, chickadees, grosbeaks, finches, linnets,orioles, larks and sparrows. The pigeon family have five or six representatives, includingthe California and the band-tailed pigeon, the ring, the turtle andthe ground doves. There are probably two species of pheasant.The grouse family are numerous, and include blue grouse, ruffedgrouse, the sage hen, which feeds upon the sage-brush of thealkaline lands and whose flesh though tender is very bitter; theprairie hen, at least five species of quail, two of partridges, andthree or four species of ptarmigan. There are more than sixtyspecies of waders, including cranes, herons, bitterns, ibises, flam-ingoes, plover, kill-deer, avocets, English snipe,

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