Danforth and the governor took hold of the brake wheel with him, and for a minute or two the terrible speed slackened a little.
Engines specially designed for testing are usually provided with a brake wheel having a trough-shaped rim.
It is sometimes necessary to use water to keep the brake wheel cool.
The huge man upon the brake wheel paid him no heed, but bawled a profane reprimand for the misplacing of a coil of wire line.
The next moment I leaped to my feet, and screwed up the brake wheel, so as to check the pace of the car.