Ever notice how human an engine sounds when it stops after a long run and the air-brake apparatus begins to pant?
There was perfect silence but for the pumping of the air-brake on the engine.
Then, judging the time to be fully ripe, he ducked under the Rosemary to "bleed" the air-brake.
Callahan was seventeen, with hair like a sunset, and a mind quick as an air-brake.
However, Westinghouse was not discouraged, but continued to experiment, and the air-brake as we have it to-day was the result.
Written by an air-brake Instructor who knows just what is needed.
He took a grip on my fingers that numbed them as if they had been caught in an air-brake, and disappeared.
Endorsed and used by air-brake instructors and examiners on nearly every railroad in the United States.
He checked—and with a scream from the flanges the special, shaking in the clutches of the air-brake, swung the curve.
The air-brake has changed engine driving materially in the last few years, and a word or two concerning it should be said.