Query: Locomotion
Thomas Norrell Railroad Photographs Collection
Creators:
Norrell, Thomas, 1899-1985
Dates:
circa 1840-circa 1960
bulk 1870-1940
Size:
18 Cubic feet (84 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1174
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Approximately 11,000 images collected by Thomas Norrell consisting of original photographic prints and photographic postcards, original film and glass plate negatives, and duplicate/copy photographic prints and negatives. The majority are external views of single locomotive engines of North American railroad and industrial companies. Images of international railroad company locomotives and of representative locomotives from various locomotive works and builders are also included. The collection contains a small number of subject-specific images covering such topics as train wrecks, funeral trains, experimental locomotives, miniature trains, and locomotives at the 1933 and 1939 World's Fairs.

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University of Pennsylvania papers relating to Eadweard Muybridge's studies on animal locomotion
Creators:
Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904
Dates:
1886-1901
Size:
0.1 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.muybeadw
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Printed matter (1885-1890), receipts, and certificates (1888-1899) include the prospectus and final publication of ANIMAL LOCOMOTION (1887), the Library of Congress register of copyright, clippings, and insurance certificates. Correspondence (1886-1901) generally relates to the University's effort to sell the equipment after the project's completion and contains 17 letters from Muybridge.

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William Mason Papers
Creators:
Mason, William, 1808-1883 (manufacturer)
Dates:
1839-1857
Size:
0.6 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0045
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers of William Mason of Taunton, Massachusetts--engine builder, machinist, and manufacturer of locomotives and cotton machinery. The papers consist of bills, receipts, and correspondence concerning the operation of his household, the construction of his residence, and several incidental papers dealing with his business affairs.

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Division of Transportation: Railroads' Engineering Data
Creators:
Hamily, David
Dates:
1912-1949
Size:
1.5 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0207
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

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 …

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Malcolm H. Nelsen Collection of Railroad Labor Union Materials
Creators:
United Transportation Union
Nelsen, Malcolm H.
Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen
Briers, Kenneth A.
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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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Edwin Price Reminiscences
Creators:
Taylor, Miriam Price
Price, Edwin, 1829-1901 (locomotive engineer)
Dates:
1893
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0070
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents handwritten reminiscences of Edwin Price's experiences operating steam engines.

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Timken Roller Bearing Company Collection
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 …

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Rufus Porter Collection
Creators:
Porter, Rufus, 1792-1884
Dates:
1826
1849
Size:
0.01 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0033
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This donation consists of the two booklets written by Rufus Porte on aerial navigation.

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John Stevens Collection
Creators:
Watkins, J. Elfreth (John Elfreth), 1852-1903
Stevens, John, 1749-1838
Dates:
1808-1881
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0333
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The main component of this collection is a double-spaced typewritten document of 858 pages transcribed (apparently in 1903) from original records and consisting of correspondence, newspaper articles, technical descriptions, legal documents, and other material relating to John Stevens, his professional work and career. Some of the correspondence is between Stevens and his …

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Clayton M. Hall Collection of Railroad Photographs
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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