Query: Locomotion
Charles B. Chaney Jr. Railroad Photographic Collection
Creators:
Chaney, Charles B.
Dates:
1972
1850-1947
undated
Size:
21 Cubic feet (92 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1167
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Approximately 20,000 negatives of railroad related subjects with an emphasis on the eastern lines, especially the Pennsylvania Railroad and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. Besides locomotives, other subjects include freight trains, passenger cars, bridges and tracks, stations, yards, tunnels, shops and engine houses, and train wrecks.

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John H. White, Jr. Railroad Reference Collection
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 in Progress …

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James A. Millholland Collection
Creators:
Millholland, James A., Jr. , 1824-1893
Dates:
1866-1899
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0163
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection is divided into five series. The first series consists of biographical material, including notebooks 1866; 1873; 1882; 1886; correspondence, 1867‑1899, both from and to James A. Millholland regarding a trip to England and purchase and shipment of railroad rails; the photographic series contains portraits of both Millhollands and car interiors, and locomotive shops …

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Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway Photographs
Creators:
Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway
Dates:
1925-1942.
Size:
2 Cubic feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1075
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Over nine hundred official company photographs documenting the history of the railroad. Subjects include trains, locomotives and cars; employees and employee gatherings and events; structures such as stations, track, bridges, crossings, towers, coaling stations.

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John W. Garrett Collection
Creators:
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company
Garrett, John W. (John Work), 1820-1884
Dates:
1850-1880
Size:
0.6 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0171
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection is now part of AC1086, Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Records.

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Providence and Worcester R.R. Account Book
Creators:
Providence and Worcester Railroad Company
Dates:
1851-1899
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 volume)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0154
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This log book of the Providence, Rhode Island repair shop records the annual summaries of repair costs by various divisions of the Railroad for 1851-1854, as submitted by John B. Winslow, Master Mechanic. It also includes entries recording miscellaneous repairs (mostly minor) and overhauls to locomotives for 1880-1899.

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William Pepper papers on Eadweard Muybridge
Creators:
Pepper, William, 1843-1898
Dates:
1883-1898
Size:
20 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.peppwill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence between Eadweard Muybridge and William Pepper regarding the production and publication of Muybridge's ANIMAL LOCOMOTION under the auspices of the University of Pennsylvania. The letters relate to the ownership and dispersement of the plates, negatives, and lenses; Muybridge's contract with the University; and a title for the work.

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Ross Winans Letterbook
Creators:
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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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Railroads
Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
1832-1977
Size:
60.54 Cubic feet (consisting of 131 boxes, 13 folders, 17 oversize folders, 20 map case folders, 2 flat boxes (1 full, 1 partial), plus digital images of some collection material.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Railroads
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Railroads forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Southwark Foundry and Machine Company Records
Creators:
Baldwin-Southwark Corporation
Baldwin Locomotive Works
Southwark Foundry and Machine Company
De La Vergne Engine Company
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Dates:
circa 1868-1945.
Size:
342 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1107
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of engineering drawings of steam engines, blowing engines, turbines, generators, testing machinery, steam hammers, boilers, machine tools, and other machinery manufactured by the Southwark Foundry and Machine Company, circa 1880-1916; transfers of patent rights, reports, lists, financial documents, and other material concerning Southwark and its predecessors, circa 1868-1885; and …

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