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[Trade catalogs from General American Transportation Corp.]

Catalog Data

Company Name:
General American Transportation Corp.  Search this
Related companies:
GATX Corp. ; Tank Car Div. ; Wiggins Vapor Seals Div. ; General American Process Equipment (div.) ; Process Equipment Div. ; General American Tank Car Corp. ; Louisville Drying Machinery Co.  Search this
Notes content:
tank cars for the chemical, food and petroleum industries ; railcar lending and management company ; equipment for the process industries ; the "Wiggins Gasholder" for storage of chemical process gas and industrial gas ; "Conkey" filters - "Conkey" rotary hopper vacuum dewaterers ; sludge filters ; evaporators ; drum dryers ; annual reports - 1990, 1994. During World War II, company manufactures artillery tanks and tank cars, as well as shell casings.
Color images
Physical description:
31 pieces; 3 boxes
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Topic (Romaine term):
Business services (advertising; marketing; organizational management; etc.)  Search this
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)  Search this
Waste Management (including water treatment; recycling; refuse collection; industrial waste; etc.)  Search this
Railroad; streetcar; subway and tramway equipment and supplies  Search this
Industrial equipment or mechanical machinery (including supplies and components)  Search this
"Recycling (Waste, etc.)"  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Barrels  Search this
Bottling  Search this
Business  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Machinery  Search this
Marketing  Search this
Railroad equipment industry  Search this
Refuse and refuse disposal  Search this
Refuse disposal industry  Search this
Street-railroads  Search this
Subways  Search this
Water -- Purification  Search this
Record ID:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries