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Creators:
Timken Roller Bearing Company
Pauly, Frank G.
United States. Bureau of Mines
Dates:
1925-1957
Size:
0.15 cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0380
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Primarily technical papers by Timken engineers, presented in journals and meetings of professional societies. The papers concern the use of Timken roller bearings and other products in locomotives and other rolling stock on U.S. railroads and rapid transit systems. Also articles from trade magazines and brochures advertising Timken products, and a ...

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Creators:
Southern Iron & Equipment Company
Bond, Edward
Dates:
1903-1960
Size:
2.5 cubic feet (7 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0354
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These records document the rebuilding of locomotives by the Southern Iron & Equipment Company during the period circa 1903-1960. They consist of one folder of "Memorandum of Locomotive Numbers" and a number of 4" x 6" cards recording sales of rebuilt locomotives. The "Memorandum," (forty-eight pages) lists the locomotives by number and shows the ...

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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:
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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Dates:
1861-1994
Size:
76 boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1136
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents various aspects of railroad companies through pamphlets; trade catalogs; operating and service manuals, especially for railroad equipment; specifications; magazines and reprints; bulletins, and articles.

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Creators:
Hutton, William R., 1826-1901
Dates:
1830-1965
Size:
30 cubic feet (33 boxes, 21 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0987
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The papers document the life and work of William R. Hutton, a civil engineer during the late 1800s to the early 1900s. Materials include diaries, notebooks, correspondence, letterpress copy book, printed materials, publications, specifications, photographs, drawings, and maps that document the construction of several architectural and engineering projects during this period. Most notable are the records containing information related to the construction of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, Hudson River Tunnel, the Washington Aqueduct, the Kanawha River Canal, and the Washington/Harlem River Bridge. There are also several records about railroads in the state of Maryland, the District of Columbia and elsewhere, including the Western Maryland Railroad, Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Colorado Midlands Railway, Baltimore and Drum Point Railroad, the Northern Adirondack Railroad, and the Pittsfield and Williamstown Railroad. The records can be used to track the progression of these projects, and engineering innovation during the late 1800s to the early 1900s.

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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:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Grassman, Herbert S.
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
1915-1939
Size:
0.6 cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0955
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These papers contain detailed plans and photostats for the Hudson River vehicular tunnel, 1920-1921; a proposal and specifications for water gate equipment and water supply tunnels for Detroit, 1927; Detroit Department of Water Supply contract documents for tunnels, 1926; Detroit Water Commissioners report on tunnel design, test arches, and piers, ...

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Creators:
Pullman Palace Car Co.
Pullman, George M., 1831-1897
Dates:
1867-1982
bulk 1900-1930
Size:
7 cubic feet (7 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0181
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Records of the Pullman Company, manufacturers and operators of railroad sleeping cars. Pullman also manufactured hospital and dining cars at its Chicago facilities. Dating from 1867 to 1982 (bulk 1900-1930s), the collection includes background materials, correspondence, financial, personnel and operating records, drawings and photographs.

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Creators:
Railway Express Agency.
Karl, Roger F. R.
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of
Dates:
1898 - 1969
Size:
3 cubic feet (9 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0260
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Mainly forms, manuals, federal regulations, accounting instructions, and personnel materials. Included are labor agreements, an employee handbook, and information on the employees' sick benefit association. Other materials include drawings of property owned; and photographs, engineering drawings, technical publications relating to railroad passenge...

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