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    Historic Reproductions of Ore Cars, etc. Melcher Brothers

    Our full line of historic ore cars and other "mining reproduction items" is available on orecars. We build 1/3 to full size car replicas that exactly follow the original design used in Colorado mines in the late 1800's. The replicates are build of steel and are fully operational. We also use our trademarked five spoke wheel. Cars are available in both welded or riveted construction. Correct scale rail sections

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Mine Car, Ore Cars, Rail Equipment, Melcher Machine

Melcher Machine Works of Durango, Colorado is dedicated to producing accurate replica mining equipment. We offer a choice of authentic riveted or welded construction. The original riveted ore cars were manufactured from the 1860’s into the mid 1950’s, when the welded design became more popular through the 1970’s.

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Iron Ore Cars (Trains): Weight, Dimensions, Photos

Iron ore cars, better known as simply ore jennies, are a specialized type of hopper car designed exclusively to haul heavy loads of iron ore. The car's history can trace its roots back to the mid-1800s although as Mike Schafer notes in his book, "Freight Train Cars," it wasn't until the end of that century when vast veins of ore were discovered in the Upper Midwest did the car become a common

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Hopper Cars (Trains): Dimensions, Photos, History

Ore jennies are yet another type and these little cars get their size for a reason. They are built specifically for hauling taconite pellets (iron ore) which are much more dense (i.e., heavier) than most other types of bulk materials like coal and stone. As such, they are much smaller but have a tonnage rating roughly that of a standard-sized hopper. (these cars are predominantly found in the

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Iron Ore Cars (Trains): Weight, Dimensions, Photos

The first recorded ore cars placed into service were built by the legendary Virginia & Truckee in 1869 by the railroad's shops and the Risdon Iron Works. The iron-built, two-axle cars were 8 feet 8 inches long by 8 feet wide and could haul 8 tons of gold or silver ore. Naturally, as the iron ore trade drastically increased when vast amounts of high-grade iron were discovered in Michigan's Upper Peninsula and northern

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Hopper Cars (Trains): Dimensions, Photos, History

Ore jennies are yet another type and these little cars get their size for a reason. They are built specifically for hauling taconite pellets (iron ore) which are much more dense (i.e., heavier) than most other types of bulk materials like coal and stone. As such, they are much smaller but have a tonnage rating roughly that of a standard-sized hopper. (these cars are predominantly found in the

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Old ore cars and ties of inclined railway at copper mine

Old ore cars and ties of inclined railway at copper mine of Burro Mountain Copper Company. Tyrone, New Mexico. Type of Resource. still image. Genre. Photographs. Date Created. 1940. Division. The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection. Sponsor. United States. Farm Security Administration . Photographer. Lee, Russell, 1903-1986. More Details

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Underground Ore Loading Chutes; Ore Chute Design

The ore is drawn by raising one or more of the stopboards. The form shown at C is a cleated chute and that at D is of the simplest bracket-supported construction. The latter was employed at the Ahmeek mine in Michigan, where the ore was mined in flat-dipping open stopes and the back stands well, requiring little support along haulageways. The form shown at E is one developed after long experience at the

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Classic Construction Models Legendary Machines

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The Chevrolet Old Car and Truck Pictures

It appears that the small second story space above the garage was used for new engine design and construction only. Prototypes of the Chevrolet were produced in what would today be called a "pilot plant" in the 1145, West Grand Boulevard Plant that was used between August 1911 and August 1913. By November 3, 1911 The Chevrolet Motor Car Company entered the turbulent automobile market.

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How to Restore an Old Car (with Pictures) wikiHow

08.10.2020· To restore an old car, you'll want to fix any dents, scratches, rust, or chipping paint before you apply a new coat of paint to the entire vehicle. You should also repair and polish any chrome pieces on the car, like the bumper or wheel rims. In addition to fixing up the exterior of the vehicle, you'll need to restore the performance so the car

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Specially Constructed Vehicles & Titles| DMV.ORG

A car that's built using the chassis from a Ford and an after market fiberglass kit for the body would qualify. A motorcycle constructed from various parts. Even if all the parts used are from a Honda motorcycle, it will need a specially constructed vehicle title because the vehicle was not assembled by the original manufacturer. Glider kits. Used to reconstruct diesel vehicles by replacing

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The history of aluminium industry

On December 17, 1903, Wilbur and Orville Wright, American aircraft designers, flew a controlled aerial vehicle, the Flyer-1, for the first time in human history. They originally tried to use a car engine to propel the aeroplane, but it turned out to be too heavy. Therefore, a completely new engine with aluminium parts was developed specially for the Flyer-1. A light, 13-hp motor made allowed the first ever plane to

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Construction Images. Find only the best construction pictures and images here. High-quality construction images for you to choose from and download. construction worker construction site building architecture house tools industry renovation worker business real estate office construction workers interior design architect abstract design working home computer people art texture build

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