At that time the heaviest locomotive weighed about 300, 000 lbs.; today, the new Hudson Type passenger engine weight is 550, 000 lbs. ... There are thousands of 100, 000 lbs. coal cars now in use; how many would be considered obsolete and be replaced with the larger car ... business, I have made a diagram on which is shown first the population from year to year since 1830 when the railroads started .
|Title||:||Official Proceedings of the New York Railroad Club|
|Author||:||New York Railroad Club|