Query: National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Mechanical and Civil Engineering Glass Plate Negatives
Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
Dates:
1915 - 1980s.
Size:
2.5 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1089
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographs documenting civil and mechanical engineering activities, equipment, facilities, and projects. Some of the subjects are boilers, engines, turbines, lighthouses, aqueducts, bridges, factories, roads, hydroelectric stations, kilns and mills. Few of the images are identified.

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Mechanical and Civil Engineering Stereograph Cards
Creators:
Vogel, Robert M.
Dates:
circa 1867-circa 1926
Size:
2.5 Cubic feet (6 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1090
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Approximately 350 stereo cards of engineering subjects, such as bridges, tunnels, lighthouses, canals, quarries, etc., including both U.S. and foreign subjects.

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James Gallagher Collection
Creators:
Gallagher, James (civil engineer)
Dates:
1924-1931
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0228
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Materials relating to bridge construction in California. Includes a set of drawings for the San Joaquin River Bridge, Mossdale, California (1924), a California Division of Highways Bridge Department Manual (1931), and booklets by the California Highway Commission containing contracts and specifications for the construction of bridges on state highways (1925-26).

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Howard L. King Engineering Reports
Creators:
Schlefer, Marion King
King, Howard L.
Dates:
1928-1949.
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0990
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

One cubic foot of reports on tunnels, including several in the New York subway system.

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Marion John Hartung Mechanical Engineering Laboratory Reports
Creators:
Hartung, Marion John, 1886-1978
Dates:
1906-1907
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1033
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of two bound volumes of mechanical engineering laboratory reports written by Hartung while he was a student at Cornell University.

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Elmer Treloar Collection of Railroad Station Negatives
Creators:
Treloar, Elmer, 1902-
Dates:
1970-1973.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1078
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A collection of negatives of photographs documenting railroad stations in the United States and Canada. The majority of the slides are of stations in the Midwestern U.S.

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in NMAH.AC.1078 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Chuse Engine and Manufacturing Company Records
Creators:
Chuse Engine and Manufacturing Company. (Mattoon, Illinois)
Dates:
1915-1921
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1088
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection includes business correspondence, proposals, contracts, specifications, photographs of engines, and catalogs and advertising.

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Western Electric Company Photograph Album
Creators:
Western Electric Company.
Dates:
1925.
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1036
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This album, prepared for a Bell System conference in Chicago, 1925, contains black-and-white photographs of the Hawthorne, Illinois Works of the Western Electric Company including views of buildings and grounds, offices, laboratories, shops, and the rod and wire mill.

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Snake River Irrigation Project Photograph Album
Creators:
Waddington's Antique Auction House (Toronto, Ontario, Canada).
Dates:
1912
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1031
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A photograph album documenting an irrigation project on the Snake River in Arizona, precise location unknown. The images depict a dam, construction camp, excavation, ferries, cranes, pumping stations, canals and personnel.

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David Plowden North American Bridge Photographs
Creators:
Plowden, David
Dates:
1970-1976
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1019
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographs Plowden took of bridges, aqueducts and viaducts all over the United States and a few in Canada. The photographs are of various types of bridges: truss, suspension, covered. Some photographs feature close-up details of architectural elements, such as arches, chains, towers and ornamentation.

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