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1901 Excerpt: ... Chicago, are having a sample car built by the
Illinois Car & Equipment Company, which will be used for
exhibition purposes. The car will be equipped with the following
specialties: Chicago roof. Westlnghouse air brake, Monarch draft
rigging, Bettendorf body bolster, Kindl truck, A. French springs,
Monarch brakebearns, Springer safety coupler, Brown journal boxes,
National journal bearings furnished by the National Railway
Specialty Company, Corning brakeshoes, Security door fixtures. Star
grain door, Bass Foundry & Machine Company's wheels, Devoe
& Reynolds paint. The Curtain Supply Company, 85-93 Ohio
street, Chicago, have Issued a new catalogue descriptive of all
kinds of curtains and curtain fixtures for passenger car equipment.
The Curtain Supply Company, as now constituted, represent the
consolidation of the curtain and curtain fixture departments of the
Adams & Westlake Company, the E. T. Burrowes Company. Forsyth
Bros. Company and the Davis Car Shade Company. The purchase of the
machinery, good-will, merchandise and patents of all these concerns
enables the Curtain Supply Company to furnish any kind of curtain
or curtain fixture entirely free from danger of patent litigation,
which has in the past to such a marked degree characterized this
business. Vaile & Young of Baltimore, Md., report a steadily
growing demand for their patent metal frame skylights which they
have been manufacturing for nearly twenty years, and which are well
known In this and other countries. Many railroads have repeated
their orders with them as new buildings are being added to their
plants. Among orders lately filled are the skylights on the new
shops of the Louisville & Nashville Railroad at Paris, Tenn.,
and the skylight of their new terminal station...
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