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Creators:
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Baldwin Locomotive Works.
Dates:
1870-1890
Size:
9 cubic feet (4 drawers)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0353
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

202 assembly drawings of locomotives and tenders, prepared to check the clearances and major component parts of the locomotive. When work was slow, draftsmen hand-colored the drawings. They were not used in the shop but were retained for engineering reference.

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Creators:
Baldwin Locomotive Works.
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1822-1956
Size:
7 cubic feet
7,cubic feet:,17,volumes.
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0157
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Records of engine orders, specifications, prices and delivery (some duplicating), purchaser (usually a railroad), date of trial, engine name, construction number, class, track gauge, number of wheels, size of cylinders, number of valves, and fuel type are given. For later years, prices are given.

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Creators:
Baldwin Locomotive Works.
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
1867-1929.
Size:
1.5 cubic feet (4 volumes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1181
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Four scrapbooks containing items relating to the Baldwin Locomotive Works, including: blueprints, photographs, examples of company letterhead and blank company forms, clippings and articles, business records such as contracts and specifications, trade literature, and miscellany.

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Creators:
Woodard, William E., 1873-1942 (inventor)
Dates:
1909 - 1949
Size:
3.3 cubic feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0125
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of United States, Canadian, Mexican and other foreign patents issued to William E. Woodard from 1909 to 1949. The patents are for Woodard's developments in steam and electric locomotive design.

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Creators:
Baldwin-Hamilton Company
Baldwin Southwark Corporation
Baldwin Locomotive Works.
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
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Dates:
circa 1868-1945.
Size:
342 cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1107
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Engineering drawings of steam engines, blowing engines, turbines, generators, testing machinery, steam hammers, boilers, machine tools, and other machinery manufactured by the Southwark Foundry and Machine Company, circa 1880-1916; transfers of patent rights, reports, lists, financial documents, and other material concerning Southwark and its prede...

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Creators:
Baldwin-Lima-Hamilton Corporation
Lima Railroad, Inc.
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
1919-1949
Size:
3 cubic feet (17 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1180
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Service Department Records document the activity of the service and sales department of Lima Locomotive Works. Lima Locomotive Works manufactured Shay Locomotives in Lima, Ohio, from 1879 to 1980 when production ended. This collection contains cards describing the purchasing and selling of Shay Locomotives, maintenance of the locomotives, and sales calls made by the company.

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Creators:
Norrell, Thomas, 1899-1985
Dates:
circa 1840-circa 1960
bulk 1870-1940
Size:
18 cubic feet (84 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1174
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Approximately 11,000 images collected by Thomas Norrell consisting of original photographic prints and photographic postcards, original film and glass plate negatives, and duplicate/copy photographic prints and negatives. The majority are external views of single locomotive engines of North American railroad and industrial companies. Images of international railroad company locomotives and of representative locomotives from various locomotive works and builders are also included. The collection contains a small number of subject-specific images covering such topics as train wrecks, funeral trains, experimental locomotives, miniature trains, and locomotives at the 1933 and 1939 World's Fairs.

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Creators:
Pittsburgh Locomotive and Car Works
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1874-1910
Size:
1.5 cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0164
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection consists of business correspondence 1895-1901 of the company, including correspondence of the General Manager, D.A. Wightman; personal papers of Mr. Daniel A. Wightman including a sketch book, 1874-76; Specifications for locomotives and tenders; price lists; locomotive cost estimates; tests; hauling capacities of locomotives; and co...

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Creators:
Watkins, J. Elfreth (John Elfreth), 1852-1903
White, John H., 1933-
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1880s-1990
Size:
31.33 cubic feet (94 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0523
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The archivist has arranged the collection into five separate series: Series 1: CAR BUILDERS, arranged alphabetically by company or individual. Series 2: EQUIPMENT - ROLLING STOCK, arranged in two sections: alphabetically by White's heading: Articles in Progress and alphabetical by type of railroad car under White's heading: Research Files for Book ...

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969
Dates:
1832-1977
Size:
60.54 cubic feet (consisting of 131 boxes, 13 folders, 17 oversize folders, 20 map case folders, 2 flat boxes (1 full, 1 partial), plus digital images of some collection material.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Railroads
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Railroads forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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