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Creators:
Amtrak
ConRail
Dates:
1922-2000
bulk 1968-1990
Size:
13 Cubic feet (13 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1327
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents railroad ephemera, primarily relating to Amtrak and Conrail.

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Dates:
circa 1959-1989
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7384
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist mainly of correspondence that documents activities of John H. White, Jr., as Curator and Senior Historian of the Division of Transportation, and includes some correspondence documenting the years White was editor of Railroad History. In addition are desk calendars noting important meetings and various other agendas.

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Dates:
1954-1982
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 83-076
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the correspondence of railroad historian Arthur D. Dubin, concerning his work. Materials also include clippings and galleys for publications.

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Creators:
Bissell, Hezekiah
Dates:
1920-1928
Size:
0.2 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1445
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents the reminiscences of Hezekiah Bissell, a railroad engineer who worked in the western United States with the Union Pacific Railroad, and in Peru.

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Dates:
1953-1980
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 83-015
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist of correspondence, notes, clippings, brochures, manuscripts, photographs, and similar materials concerning Arthur D. Dubin's research in railroad history, including preparation of his books, Some Classic Trains and More Classic Trains. Much of this collection is unarranged. Files labeled "miscellaneous" correspondence mos...

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Creators:
Hall, Clayton M.
Dates:
1936-1966, undated
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1168
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A collection of black and white photographic negatives depicting railroad scenes and locomotives in the United States and Canada, taken by Clayton M. Hall of Princeton, New Jersey.

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Creators:
American Car and Foundry Co. (Jackson & Sharp Car Co.)
Jackson & Sharp Car Co.
Dates:
1884-1948
Size:
2.5 Cubic feet (6 boxes, 21 volumes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0156
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection contains order books, including design details of a wide variety of passenger, freight and specialty cars (including self-propelled electric cars), and cost accounts for the production department. Also included are 21 volumes of photographs of finished cars, arranged by lot number. These have separate indexes arranged alphabetically...

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Creators:
Watkins, J. Elfreth (John Elfreth), 1852-1903
White, John H., 1933-
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:
McBride, Harry A.
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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Dates:
1867-1927
Size:
1 Cubic foot (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1468
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection contains stereographs by various makers. Most depict trains, railroads and railroad related subjects such as railyards, railroad bridges, elevated trains.

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