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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of History of Technology
Smith, Lawrence Talma, 1899-
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
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Dates:
circa 1927-1966
Size:
0.6 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0988
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection includes engineering reports, contract specifications, construction photographs, and drawings for South Park Commissioners and Chicago Park District projects, 1927, 1931, 1935-1940; Ohio Turnpike projects, 1951; railway bridges, 1953-1954; and Northern Illinois Toll Highway projects, 1954-1956. Also included are a copy of Smith's the...

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Currie, William
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Dates:
1904-1912
Size:
0.66 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1043
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

William Currie was a civil engineer and photographer who worked during the early twentieth century. The photograph album documents irrigation systems in the western United States, sewage systems in Louisville, Kentucky, and work on the Panama Canal.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of History of Technology
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
Niagara Falls Power Company
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Dates:
1899 - 1919
Size:
7 Cubic feet (14 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0949
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of bound photograph albums and loose photographs documenting the construction of the Adams Power Station (hydroelectric plant) and allied structures of the Niagara Falls Power Company, 1899-1919.

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National Museum of American History. Division of Engineering and Industry
Dates:
circa 1948-1988
Size:
18.81 cu. ft. (18 record storage boxes) (1 12x17 box) (1 film box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 397
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of correspondence and memoranda pertaining to horology, exhibit proposals, manufacturers of engineering equipment, models, collections management, minutes of meetings, acquisitions, and installation of exhibits. Also included are blueprints for the Hall of Heavy Machinery; exhibit scripts from Power and the Early Ste...

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Chicago City Railway Company.
West Chicago Street Railroad Company.
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Transportation
Pennsylvania & West Virginia Railway.
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Dates:
1880-1948
Size:
4.6 Cubic feet (13 oversized folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0212
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of blueprints, working drawings, line drawings, tracings, and plans of the Chicago Surface Railway system from 1896-1926; 1948. The majority of the drawings are on linen and are 24" x 36" or larger. Some of the drawings are annotated. The drawing number, title of drawing and the date are provided for each sheet.

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Souther, John
Globe Iron Works (Boston, Massachusetts)
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of History of Technology
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Dates:
1867-1918
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0953
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents entrepreneur and inventor John Souther and his manufacturing companies Globe Works and American Steam Locomotive. Much of the collection consists of documentation and correspondence related to Globe Works' legal affairs.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
Rader, Lloyd Forrest, 1902-1979
Rader, Helen
Dates:
1925 - 1980
Size:
1 Cubic foot (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0952
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Lloyd F. Rader was born in 1902 in Lincoln, Nebraska. He received his education from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, earning his bachelor, masters, and Ph. D in civil engineering. Rader taught at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, New York and he served as a professor at the University of Wisconsin at Madison for 33 years. The collection includes material about Rader's professional career, honors and awards he received, and articles and textbooks authored or co-authored by Rader about asphalt, concrete, and urban planning.

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Nagle Engine and Boiler Works
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of History of Technology
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Dates:
circa 1890-1939
Size:
11.3 Cubic feet (2 boxes, 40 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1083
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection contains documents related to Nagle Engine and Boiler Works, including photographs, drawings, correspondence, and catalogues.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Dale, C. O.
Dates:
1908-1920
Size:
1.16 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0951
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection contains correspondence, specifications, contsruction estimates, proposals, photographs and blue prints of plans, sections, elevations, charts and diagrams for United States Department of the Interior, Reclamation Service Projects, 1908-1918. Rancagua, Chile where they built a Rio Pangal Hydroelectric Power Plant and and extension of t...

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
Waddington's Antique Auction House (Toronto, Ontario, Canada).
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
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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