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  • - The external forces acting on a bridge may be classified as follows: (t) The live or temporary load, for road bridges the weight of a dense crowd uniformly distributed, or the weight of a heavy wagon or traction engine; for railway bridges the weight of the heaviest train likely to come on the bridge.
  • For the methods of electric traction see Traction; the remainder of the present article will be devoted to the steam locomotive.

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