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List of railroad truck parts

A bogie or railroad truck holds the wheel sets of a rail vehicle. An axle box known as a journal box in North America, are the mechanical subassembly on each end of the axles under a railway wagon, coach or locomotive. Plain bearings are now illegal for interchange service in North America; as early as 1908 axle boxes contained a set of long cylindrical rollers allowing the axle to rotate. It was used on steam locomotives such as the Victorian Railways A2 class, the LMS Garratt, the LSWR 415 class, the GCR Class 1. A large steel pin—or rod—which passes through the center plates on the body bolster and truck bolster; the truck turns about the pin, stress is taken by the center plates. One of a pair of plates which fit one into the other and support the car body on the trucks allowing them to turn under the car; the one on the truck may be called center bowl. The frame at either side of the truck; each truck has a bolster—a transverse floating beam—between the side frames. It is the central part of every truck on which the underframe of the railcar or railroad car is pivoted through the center pivot pin.

There is one side bearing located on each side of the centerplate on the truck bolster. US Army Field Manual FM 55-20, Figure 8-8, Department of the Army, Washington DC Car and Locomotive Cyclopedia 1970 Forney, Matthias N.. The Railroad Car Builder's Dictionary. Dover Publications. White, John H.. The American Railroad Passenger Car. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press. ISBN 0801819652. OCLC 2798188. White, John H. Jr.. The American Railroad Freight Car: From the Wood-Car Era to the Coming of Steel. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. ISBN 0-8018-4404-5. OCLC 26130632

List of Class I railroads

Today there are only handful of survivors ranked as Class I Railroads and a different criteria for classification of railways by an different governmental entity than the United States Interstate Commerce Commission, born amidst strong anti-trust movements. The original one million dollars of revenues per anum is hopelessly meaningless nowadays, as are the intervening steps when the ICC assigned revised ranking criteria; this is a list of current and former Class I railroads in North America under the older criteria and the newer as well as today's much different post-railroad consolidation classifications. Current Class I's that are independently operating have their links in bold and further, have an asterisk next to them. All the others are no longer ranked as Class I, the entry here is historic. Today they may be current operating companies, or may be defunct, their operations turned into investments, some hanging onto a corporate skeleton owning properties as holding companies, or have assigned their properties in mergers, bankruptcy or other legal acts and become extinct—their works either torn up and recycled, or sold off to operating companies.

The reader must read to discern which by reading. Many of the more famous small railways possessing key trunk lines have been merged into one of today's behemoths

No Retreat, No Surrender 2

No Retreat, No Surrender 2 is a 1987 Hong Kong-American martial arts film directed by Corey Yuen, starring Loren Avedon, Matthias Hues, Max Thayer and Cynthia Rothrock. Despite its title, it does not have any connection to No Retreat, No Surrender, as it plots an independent story; the film's original title is Raging Thunder. In Moc Hoa, Vietnam, a group of prisoners are executed under the watchful eye of General Ty. Meanwhile, Scott Wylde, an American college student, visits the country to visit his former teacher and best friend Mac Jarvis, meeting Terry, Mac's former lover, in the process. Terry tells Scott that Mac may be in a seedy area of Bangkok. Scott heads for his hotel, where he has dinner with his girlfriend Sulin Nguyen. During their date, Sulin's father leaves his house. In the meantime, a group of thugs kidnap Sulin. Scott fights and kills the two thugs left behind to murder him. At Sulin's house, he finds. Scott is framed for the murders and drug possession. Despite Mr. Nguyen's pleas, the American consulate suggests sending Scott to Singapore and keeping him detained for three months.

He escapes. At Patpong, Scott finds Mac at arm wrestling with a local man; when Mac wins, his opponent attacks him with a broken bottle. He tells a concerned Mac of his recent problems; when the duo go to dinner at a local marketside area, they are threatened by the kidnappers. They force one of the thugs to tell them where Sulin is located, learning she has been taken to Cambodia. Returning to Mac's private warehouse, an artillery factory, Scott learns that Sulin's father's was a Vietnamese general who, for the sake of his family, stopped a deal with a Soviet militia. Mac is convinced that the Soviets have joined forces with the Vietnamese army and have set up base in Cambodia. Scott decides; the next morning, as they wait for a helicopter, they are ambushed by Thai police. However, Terry comes to aid and they narrowly escape by helicopter. Meanwhile, the leader of the Soviet Army, has arrived, he challenges a Chinese refugee held with the recent prisoners of war to fight for his freedom. Using his brute strength, he defeats the refugee, yet tells him he is free to leave.

As the refugee starts walking away, Yuri throws him into an alligator pit. He threatens to throw Sulin in the pit as well. Arriving in Cambodia, Scott and Mac contact Colonel Tol Nol, an old customer of Mac's. Mac offers artillery in exchange for assistance. However, Scott makes a deal on a new tank and Tol Nol accepts under the condition that Terry stays behind. Tol Nol's camp is bombed, Scott injures his arm in the process; the trio leave by foot the following day, along the way fending off a Buddhist temple used as a spy base. They skirmish with the Vietnamese army, which kidnaps Terry, leave believing to have killed Scott and Mac with a rocket launcher; however and Mac escape the blast. Meanwhile, Mr. Nguyen is murdered by an assassin hiding in a manhole in Bangkok; that night and Mac secretly plant explosives and other weaponry in the Soviet camp. The next morning, as Sulin and Terry are slated to be executed in the alligator pit and Mac attack the Soviets, they kill all the soldiers except Yuri, who arrives with a machine gun as Scott is heading towards his friends.

Mac attempts to save her and professes his love for her. Scott distracts Yuri with an arrow to his arm and begins a long one-on-one fight, which ends as Yuri ends up in the alligator pit, where Scott shoots him with a machine gun, he is saddened when he learns Terry has died. Together, Scott and Mac, holding Terry, walk away to the camp. Loren Avedon as Scott Wylde Cynthia Rothrock as Terry Patra Wanthivamod as Sulin Nguyen Max Thayer as Mac Jarvis Matthias Hues as Yuri Nirut Sirichanya as Colonel Tol Nol Hwang Jang Lee as Ty Perm Hongsakul as Mr. Nguyen Chesda Smithsuth as Police Captain Grisapong Hanviriyakitichai as Pimp Roy Horan as American Consular Bunchai Imasarunrak as Head Monk Opisok Praechaya as Gym Manager Sanchai Martves as Restaurant Manager Suang Sosretananant as Arm Wrestler This film was intended to be a direct sequel to No Retreat, No Surrender, but safety concerns over filming in Cambodian jungles persuaded Jean-Claude Van Damme to back out of the project, he convinced Kurt McKinney to do the same.

The story and characters had to be changed with McKinney's character - Jason Stillwell - transformed into Scott Wylde, a Tae Kwon Do expert played by Loren Avedon. Matthias Hues was cast as the new Russian character. Loren Avedon did not follow Jean Claude's example and stayed on after this film fulfilling his three-picture contract. Matthias Hues had no prior martial arts training. To prepare for the film, producer Roy Horan had Hues train with his martial arts teacher, co-star Hwang Jang-lee; the film is known as Karate Tiger 2 and Raging Thunder. It was followed by No Retreat, No Surrender 3: Blood Brothers, which again featured Avedon in the lead role but is unrelated in terms of plot and characters; the movie has never been released on Region 1 DVD, as of December, 2009, no plans have been announced for a Region 1 DVD release. It has however been available on R

Tuva Novotny

Tuva Moa Matilda Karolina Novotny Hedström, known as Tuva Novotny, is a Swedish actress and singer. She was born in Stockholm, was raised in Åmot, outside Arvika, she is the daughter of Czech film director David Jan Novotný and Swedish artist Barbro Hedström. 1996–1999: Skilda världar 1997: Tic Tac 2000: Sleepwalker 2000: Naken 2000: Jalla! Jalla! 2000: Herr von Hancken 2001: Anja 2002: Den Osynlige 2003: Norrmalmstorg 2003: Slim Susie 2003: Make Believe 2003: Midsummer 2004: Stratosphere Girl 2004: Day and Night 2004: Waiting for Rain 2004: Familien Gregersen 2005: Young Andersen 2005: Close to Heaven 2005: Four Weeks in June 2005: Stoned 2005: Bang Bang Orangutang 2006: No. 2 a.k.a. Naming Number Two 2006: All it takes is a miracle 2006: Snapphanar 2007: The Black Madonna 2008: The Candidate 2009: Original 2009: Possession 2009: Simon & Malou 2009: Bröllopsfotografen 2010: Truth About Men 2010: Dear Alice 2010: Eat Pray Love 2010: Dag 2011: ID:A 2012: Fuck Up 2012: Mammas pojkar 2013: Crimes of Passion 2015: A War 2016: The King's Choice 2016: Nobel 2017: Borg/McEnroe 2018: Annihilation 2018: Blind Spot 2003 – "Newfound Lover", from the album Smala Sussie Tuva Novotny on IMDb

Manikpur, Uttar Pradesh

Manikpur is a town and a nagar panchayat in Pratapgarh district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Manikpur is located at 25°55′59″N 81°58′59″E25.933°N 81.983°E. It has an average elevation of 178 metres. Manikpur is nagar panchayat in UP state; as of 2001 India census, Manikpur had a population of 13,455. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. In Manikpur, 19% of the population is under 6 years of age; the town is called as "town of kings and saints", the name of kings inhabited by Manikpur are Alauddin Khalji, Jalaluddin Khalji, Raja Manikchand, Raja Tassuq Husain. Manikpur famous for khoya. There is a great controversy regarding the establishment of the town; the place is said to have been founded in 1638. The city still has some architectural remains. Manikpur Town is 2nd oldest town of Uttar Pradesh. Following structures are present in Manikpur and its adjacent area: Old Fort of Manikchand: This old fort is about 1.5 km from the city, near Aliganj crossing of Garhi area and stands on a 36.5-metre high steep cliff overhanging the River Ganges.

The mound is covered with broken bricks. The discoveries, around this site, date it back to early Hindu period. Mosque: On the northern extremity of the mound of Fort of Manikchand, there is a small mosque, said to have been built by Emperor Shahjahan; the mosque is known as Shahi Mosque. Chihul Satun or Hall of Forty Pillars: The monument was constructed by King Sayyad Abdul Quadir and is one of the important architectural remains of Manikpur, located in Shahabad area; the structure, built of stones brought from Fatehpur Sikiri, is not intact. Great portion of the building has disappeared but remaining structure gives the idea of its splendor. Stone carvings on the structure are deep and well defined and each of the overhanging corbel bears the text from Qur'an. Major portion of the carving had been taken away by Asif-ud-dulla, Nawab of Awadh, to decorate his great Imambara of Lucknow. Besides these buildings, there are temples scattered in Manikpur area. Satya Sai Kuti, Jwala Devi temple is the great historical and old temple of Maa "Jwala" in Manikpur Town.

He has story of "Dwapar Yuga" related Lord Krishna Birth time Yogmaya role. Manikpur Town is a holy and visitor place. Maa Jwala temple and sacred banks of the Ganges, due to many pilgrims every Purnima after bathing in the Ganges, the Maa Jwala vision to far away come from mausoleum of Shah Husamal, the great Fakir, are worth mentioning. Manikpur is famous for Guava & Amla. Transport Manikpur is connected by railway with Allahabad, Kanpur and many more North Indian cities. Road- can be accessed by road via Allahabad-Lucknow road from Allahabad, via NH-96 from Chitrakoot Rail-Northern Railway Line connects Garhi Manikpur with other major cities of the state Air-Bamrauli Airport about 80

All About Boy'z

All About Boy'z is a Hong Kong television series released in the year of 2003. Kenny - A kind-hearted, generous young man, his dream is to become a musician through his own ability. Played by Kenny Kwan. Steven - A childish yet carefree and wealthy young man, he gave up his wealthy life to pursue his dream of becoming an international basketball player. Played by Steven Cheung. Monique - A wealthy and kind-hearted young woman, she falls in love with Kenny the first time. Played by Mandy Chiang. Ho-Lam - A boyish and strong-willed young woman, she despised Steven for his wealth and ignorance the outside life, but changed her mind after she was moved by his attempts to win her heart. Played by Koey Wong. Master Ying - The owner of a sushi restaurant, he went to Japan at a young age to become a sushi chef, now carries the nickname The Hand of the Sun. Played by Cheung Tat-Ming. Tina - A wealthy girl from Steven's past, she fell in love with Master Ying after tasting his food. Played by Gillian Chung. Stephanie - A beautiful girl from Steven and Kenny's past.

She was a cheerleading leader. Both boys tried to win over, but she stayed with her boyfriend "O. K." and moved to America after graduation, but came back after O. K. broke her heart. Played by Yumiko Cheng. Ricky - Kenny and Steven's co-worker. Martin - Kenny and Steven's co-worker. Played by Deep Ng. Mui Tao - Steven's butler. Money, Kenny's sister Kenny's brother Steven's father - Played by Dennis Chan. Monique's Aunt - Played by Josie Ho. Lau Cheung Fat - A 30-year-old man whom Kenny and Steven met when they fell into the ocean and woke up in his island. Played by Eason Chan. Kimmy - Played by Kristy Yeung. Kammy Big Brother Chong, Steven's brother Ah Ho - Played by David Lee. Ah Fan - Played by Maggie Lau. OK - Played by Zack Koo. Princess Long-Long - Played by Charlene Choi