82 pages softcover
This reproduces a Western Wheeled Scraper Company catalog on their Western Dump Cars. The catalog provides details on the construction of both the Western Dump Car and the Western Air Dump Cars. The catalog also looks at how the cars used in railroad service, including in railroad yard construction, railroad grade revision, railroad trestle filling, lengthening railroad sidings, railroad ditching and the disposal of locomotive ash. In addition to railroad service, the catalog covers the use of these cars in hauling industrial waste, open pit mining, coal storage, pit and quarry haulage and levee and dam construction. The final section of the catalog looks at the various models of cars produced by the company, including photos and specifications for a variety of models from large 45 yard capacity cars down to small 3 yard capacity cars. There is also a section on small narrow gauge cars, end dump cars and spreader cars.