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Creators:
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Finney, Bill
White, Roger
Dates:
1925-1930.
Size:
0.2 cubic feet (1 box)
cellulose nitrate sheets,,8" x 10", 5" x 7", and smaller.,Silver gelatin on
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0790
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Nitrate negatives depicting street views with automobiles and railroad cars, in several areas of the country. Many are numbered and dated in ink on the negative. The groups are: views of Newark, Ohio, by Bill Finney, March 19, 1926; Huntington, West Virginia, 1927; Cumberland, Md., by Bill Finney, Oct. 28, 1925; and "Baltimore, Md.--Sharp St. Looki...

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Creators:
Ayres, F. (wagon-maker)
Sneden, James T. (wagon-maker)
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1834-1869
Size:
0.15 cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0151
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The ledger contains 82 handwritten pages detailing daily transactions. Many entries suffer from illegibility and poor spelling. Most items concern repair of various parts of wagons and sleighs, often with payment in the form of grain and other farm products.

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Creators:
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Rumsey, James, 1743-1792 (machinist, inventor)
Dates:
1788 January 28
Size:
0.15 cubic feet (1 item)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0216
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A promissory note of January 28, 1788 to Robert Stubbe for the sum of eighteen shillings and six pence, Pennsylvania currency. See Rumsey's article, "A Short Treatise on the Application of Steam, whereby is clearly shewn, from actual experiments, that steam may be applied to propel boats or vessels of any burthen against rapid currents with great ...

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Creators:
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.
United Transportation Union
Nelsen, Malcolm H.
Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen
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Dates:
1950s-1960s..
Size:
4.6 cubic feet (14 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1173
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection relates to Nelson's work with railroad labor unions, including the United Transportation Union and the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen. The collection includes grievance files, bylaws of committees of the unions, meeting minutes and reports of those committees, company newsletters, and internal memoranda.

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Creators:
Catlin, Putman (treasurer of Milford & Owego Turnpike)
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1817-1824.
Size:
0.15 cubic feet (1 volume)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0153
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Includes detailed financial records, receipts from individual gate-keepers, payments to them and other employees, receipts of capital subscription from company stockholders.

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Creators:
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Hyde Windlass Company
Dates:
ca.1895-1950.
Size:
6 cubic feet (39 rolls)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0239
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Hyde Windlass Company was founded in 1895 for the manufacture of deck machinery. Growing interest in marine transportation and the necessity for it because of wars increased the company's size enabling it to design and manufacture a larger variety of products from propellers and marine fittings to other heavy machine assemblies.

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Creators:
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Winans, Ross, 1796-1877 (railroad equipment supplier)
Dates:
1850-1851.
Size:
0.15 cubic feet (1 volume)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0155
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Letterbook contains copies of 417 business letters, arranged chronologically, relating to the manufacture and sale of railroad equipment including locomotive engines, tenders, and car wheels. These letters were replicated in a process similar to carbon copies in an almost perfectly uniform handwriting.

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Creators:
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Leslie Company
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
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Dates:
ca. 1890-1900.
Size:
1 cubic foot (2 volumes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1182
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Two albums of photographs depicting rotary snow plows for railroads.

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Creators:
McBride, Harry A.
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
ca. 1940s-1950s.
Size:
4.5 cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1171
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of approxiamtely 3,000 views of railroads, railroad equipment, stations, yards and employees. The emphasis is on American railroads, but the collection includes a few views of railroad subjects in Africa, Asia, Central and South America, Europe, Scandinavia and several island nations.

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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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