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Division of Transportation: Railroads' Engineering Data, 1912-1949

view Division of Transportation: Railroads' Engineering Data, 1912-1949 digital asset number 1
Collector:
Hamily, David
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI
Subject:
New York, New Haven, and Hartford Railroad
Piedmont and Northern Railroad
Pennsylvania Railroad
Takata and Company Railroad
Philadelphia and Western Railroad
Sorocabana Railway
Erie Railroad Company
Physical description:
1.5 cubic feet
5 boxes
Type:
Statistics
Collection descriptions
Blueprints
Correspondence
Place:
New York
New Haven (Conn.)
Hartford (Conn.)
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Date:
1912
1912-1949
1930-1950
Summary:
Includes statistics on electric train operation, drawings, blueprints, technical papers, train classifications, research and development reports, business and financial correspondence (1933, 1939-48, 1940-41), 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 fire extinguishing systems, tonnage ratings, etc.
Railroads represented are the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad, Piedmont and Northern Railroad, Pennsylvania Railroad, Takata and Company Railroad, Philadelphia and Western Railroad, Sorocabana Railway, and Erie Railroad Company.
Cite as:
Division of Transportation: Railroads' Engineering Data, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Engineering
Railroads
Locomotives--Design and construction
Locomotive industry
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH
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