Guide to the Division of Transportation: Railroads' Engineering Data
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0207
Creators:
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Hamily, David
Dates:
1912-1949
Languages:
English
Collection is in English.
Physical Description:
1.5 Cubic feet
5 boxes
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of statistics on electric train operation, drawings, blueprints, technical papers, train classifications, research and development reports, business and financial correspondence (1933, 1939-1948, 1940-1941), installation and operation instructions, locomotive system test procedures, locomotive operations data and calculations, records of locomotive mileages and part failures, suggested locomotive improvements, locomotive specifications, plans for fire extinguishing systems, tonnage ratings and includes material from the New York, New Haven, and Hartford Railroad, Piedmont and Northern Railroad, Pennsylvania Railroad, Takata and Co. Railroad, Philadelphia and Western Railroad, Sorocabana Railway, and Erie Railroad Co.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is divided into 8 series.
Series 1: New York, New Haven, and Hartford Railroad
Series 2: Piedmont and Northern Railway Company
Series 3: Takata and Company
Series 4: Philadelphia and Western Railway Company
Series 5: Sorocabana Railway
Series 6; Pennsylvania Railroad
Series 7: Miscellaneous Westinghouse Reports
Series 8: Erie Railroad Company

Administration
Processing Information
Processed by Lisa Ulrich and Robert Harding, June 1986. Revised by Robert Harding, 2002.
Author
Lisa Ulrich and Robert Harding
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was donated by David Hamily of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1986.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Division of Transportation: Railroads' Engineering Data, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: reproduction fees may apply.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research use.

Custodial History
Custodial History
Transferred from the Division of Transportation to the Archives Centeer.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Pennsylvania Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New Haven (Conn.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Locomotives -- Design and construction Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Statistics Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New York Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Railroads Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Philadelphia (Pa.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Engineering Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hartford (Conn.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Locomotive industry Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Correspondence -- 1930-1950 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Blueprints Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Takata and Company Railroad. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sorocabana Railway. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Piedmont and Northern Railroad. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Philadelphia and Western Railroad. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pennsylvania Railroad. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New York, New Haven, and Hartford Railroad. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Erie Railroad Company Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives