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 - INSPECTION WKMNE Unique Contrivance Was In the...
INSPECTION WKMNE Unique Contrivance Was In the City twiiT TliU AorWbig t The unique and uodupllcated Inspection anglnejVff th Laka Shore - railroad was in this city for a brief per lod this mcrnlngand attracted much attention at the north statiom D C Moon assistant general manager Of the Lairs - Snore and H A - floomer as aistant general superintendent of the Is Si it W - occupied the Inspection cab of the engine which constitutes the interesting part of lbe locomotive The engine to which was attached the private ear of the two aforementioned officials came from - the south ever the Italia Erie ic Western and proceeded north without much of a stop here This engine was built especially for track Inspection purposes and is fitted With a commodious cab which is built directly over the boiler and in front of the engineers cab so that that worthy is behind the Ofllcials in tne inspection cab The Jatter cab IsUtted with seats and will hold eighteen or twenty persons It occupies the place above the boiler taken up by tue bell and otllor parte en other engines This engine can attain a speed ct 70 miles an Vour nnd has been in exist ence three years It is almost con atantly in use Jt Is the only one ownnd by the Lake Shore and so far as is known the only one in the world

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  1. Fort Wayne Daily News,
  2. 30 May 1906, Wed,
  3. Page 5

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