Re: IHB 1937 box car details


kurt_laughlin <fleeta@...>
 

--- In STMFC@yahoogroups.com, Tim O'Connor <timboconnor@...> wrote:

If someone can find a published prototype name for this type of seam,
I'll use it.
--- In STMFC@yahoogroups.com, Tim O'Connor <timboconnor@...>


http://books.google.com/books?id=PJQjAAAAMAAJ&pg=RA2-PA363&lpg=RA2-PA363&dq=offset+rivet+seam&source=bl&ots=eNnztrn1fW&sig=MINQn-Jh67GEU0IACOL77nMcVuw&hl=en&ei=FpSMSr_4NMPJlAfzpd26CA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=6#v=onepage&q=offset%20rivet%20seam&f=false

Railway and Locomotive Engineering, pg 363: "Fig 12 is a double rivetted seam of . . . with an offset strip of 3/8 strip on the inside . . ."

The figure shows a strip with an offset formed into it. The joint is an offset joint.

KL

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