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Queer \Jsqs of Railway Cars

���A traveling emergency hospital with an operating table, closets for medicines, washbasins, sleeping cots and all conveni- ences for giving first aid to the injured

��A chemical test-car, the only one of its kind, is designed for making tests and inspections of steel rails at specified points aiong newly constructed railroad lines

At left: The students of Blackburn College, Carlinville, 111., are using dis- carded sleeping cars for dormitories during the spring and winter months

Below : Each coach has forty upper and lower berths, two drawing-rooms and two washrooms. The girl students are their own porters and make their own beds


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