Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on January 11, 1949 · Page 8
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EIGHT EVJ5NING TIMES, CUMBERLAND, BID., TUESDAY, JANUAKY 11, Phone 4600 for a WANT AD .Taker Industry, Railroads Praised For Smoke Control Pro grams Railway and .pays tribute stallation is planned in the laltcr George M. Hitchcock, city smoke abatement engineer, praised the cooperation of industry and the rail' roads and listed compliance rules in lestia:: methods to be used in de- lermiriinc violations in his first annum report on the smoke control program to the Mayor and Council ycstrrclity. Hitcheoek Indicated his itporoval o! the railroads' programs by In- cludiiiR their signed reports in his annual review and yavc recognition to the followiOB who supported the prosram and worked lor its success on the B. and O.: Walter E. Sample, superintendent or fuel conscn-ation; H. W. Baldinger. assistant, superintendent a! Jucl conservation; H ~ Cumberland ' Division superintend- The jets are used during light-offs and are left, in the engine's firebox until it is ready for service. 3. All yard engines worktop; in the Cumberland terminal have been equipped with over-fire steam jet smoke consumers. _ •i Seventy-two per cent ol ai. L-iijht and 'passenger engines have •ui equipped with cither side induction or over-door type smokn consumers. Twenty-ciRht pur cent of motive equipment will be equipped us it i!> 1-ccoiKllLionccl in the bad: .shop. 5 Over-fire type smoke consumers have been installed on boilers at the Queen City and bolt and forge power plants. A smoke consumer has been installed on the sand dryer in South Cumberland. 6 The home signal for ND tower - moved 10 G. R. Harworth, vice president, and general manager; C. J. "Wolfe, supevinlordent of motive power; .Joseph Killer, division superin- Uendent, #.nd Harry Dixon, road foreman of engines. part of this year or early in 1950. Cost of the equipment needed to comply with the ordinance is estimated at S50.COO. In outlining the compliance rules. Western Maryland officials re-1Hitchcock said they were set up as ported that all locomotives worked through, the city limits are equipped v.'ith smoke eliminators as ca'.led f'oV in the smoke control ordinance. All yard switcher locomotives are Diesels with the exception of one steam locomotive, which is in yard service at Knob Mount, outside the city limits. The latter is equipped with smoke climlr.ntors. The railway made CG7 smoke I observations last year and "appropriate action".was taken to prevent ! recurrence of violations. Hitchcock reported accomplishments by industries during the yew included""Potomac eat: R. A. J. Morrison. Cumberland former Cumberland Division supei ' Joreman of engines, Cumberland; p. R. Cordic, road foreman of en- ^^ _.. w gines. Pittsburgh: E. M. Scherch, o^"^^.^^^ Mechanic Streets 'superintendent, of Cumberlar.ci Back I sjncc ;t held-West End trains out Shops; Roy Eves, superintendent Q[ 1hc cit ij m j{ S TO Li! they could I a result of a technical paper submitted by the Research Corporation, Bound Brook, to. J. Tests o'.' the installations will be conducted and readings taken in pvcscr.ee of the owner nr his representative, anc! Hitchcock. After examining the test results and other pertinent data, Hitchcock will send a written opinion to the owner as to adequacy ot the equipment to meet smoke ordinance regulations. If the opinion is favorable, Hitchcock said, the owner will be respon- Edison Company— in- sible for continuing operation OL' the installation in compliance with the ordinance. Iwili review the case. Us judgement '•will be final. i (Appointment of the three-man iboard has been postponed pending employment of a deputy smoke inspector,) The latest revised power test code of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers will be uscci in checking dust separating apparatus, Hitchcock said. Any deviations from :hc ASME code must be agreed to in advance of the tests. In a. sencni] comment in the report, Hitchcock said: , 'All enforcement during the past year has been purely voluntary, and co-operation on the part ot our industry and transportation is indeed highly commendable. "In only a very :'c\v cases have the personalities involved had a prior experience in smoke control as applied to municipality enforcement. •Considerable knowledge has been imparted to these individuals, and in most cases the actual policing power will r.ot be necessary to-enforce." ol the' Bolt and Pcrge Shops; A. E. TEeckman, master mechanic: A. M. i Lewis, assistant master mechanic: instructor of fuel A. R. Tenncy, iii- W. D. Luzicr. .economy; and -stnictor of fuel economy. In tbe mechanical classification, the B. and O. listed the following: 1. Use of the most modern type vacuum fire-up wagon for lighting Off engines at the South Cumber- land shops. 2. installation of auxiliary air Jets at each pit in the roundhouse. be handled by the yards. 7. Diesel switcher engine has been assigned to the Queen City Station area for- a period of 1C hours out of every 24. The B. and O. report also stated that 35" men were instructed- in approved firing methods under the WANT CASH? "Let us tide you over those periods when yo " yourself stalled over-fire air-steam jets in all six low-pressure boilers at the river plant. Smoke consumer installed at Union Street Central Heat Plant at a cost of $3.000. (Kelly-Springfield Tire Company- submitted plans to Hitchcock concerning fly ash collectors to be used in proposed new high pressure boilers. Hitchcock said the plans were approved, adding that actual :n- In the case of an unfavorable opinion, the owner must file an exception within 30 days or the report will be considered automatically accepted by him. The owner will then have the responsibility of correcting the equipment to comply with the ordinance. If Hitchcock and the owner cannot agree or. conclusions reached in the tests, the Advisory Appeal Board provided for in the ordinance Water Plant Work To Be Discussed Three representatives of Whitman. Rcnuurdt and Associates, Baltimore engineers, are expected here this afternoon to confer with city officials on cnlaJ-Rinu of the water ri'.tration plant near Lake Gordon, according- to Mayor Thomas £. Post. Commissioner William J. Edwards, who was in Baltimore yesterday on business, is expected to return with the three, Gustav Requardt, Ezra B. Whitman and Russell Vollmer. Mayor Post said ne and Edwards. City Engineer Ralph L. Rizer rait! George M. Hitchcock, superintendent of the Evicts Creel: Water Company, will accompany the en- ineers on an inspection of the plant. The firm submitted a proposal to- the Mayor and Council in November for services in connection with the project. Proposed enginecriiiK work wo'Jjd consist of making detail contract drawings and specifications for 'the advertisement and Jetting of construction contracts for the new filtration units. The firm suggested a'fee'of five per cent of the final construction cost of structures it designs. The proposal was turned over to Edwards and Hitchcock, foi> a combined report. Ray Stannard Baker • biographer and essayist, writes under his own name and also under the name o' David Gray-son. supervision of railroad's in- stntctor-inspcctor of the fuel conservation department. During 1948, 4,031 observations were made of lirinpr practices. Two men were dismissed from service and others received warnings, verbal reprimands or notations on their service records. 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