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The Foundation Company Records, circa 1887-1962

Creator:
Foundation Company (The)
Collector:
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI
Subject:
Chase Manhattan Bank
Ohio Edison Company
Physical description:
9 cu. ft.; 19 boxes
Type:
Blueprints
Collection descriptions
Contracts
Drawings
Photograph albums
Photographs
Reports
Sketches
Date:
1887
1962
circa 1887-1962
20th century
Notes:
The Foundation Company was a New York subaqueous concrete construction firm.
Summary:
These records include sketches, drawings, blueprints, contracts, and reports relating to highway and railroad bridges, tunnels, subways, mine shafts, canals and waterways, dams, concrete buildings, concrete construction, derricks and derrick barges, cranes, caissons and caisson construction, air locks, pumps, jacks, engines, and turbines; also photographs, photograph albums, and newspaper clippings concerning projects for office building and power plant foundations, docks, dry docks, and piers, and work for the Ohio Edison Company, Chase Manhattan Bank, and the Boston Common Underground Garage.
Topic:
Air locks (Chambers)
Bridges--Design and construction
Caissons
Canals
Concrete
Concrete construction
Dams
Derricks
Engineers
Engines
Lifting-jacks
Hydraulic engineering
Mine shafts
Pumping machinery
Railroad bridges
Railroads
Roads--Design and construction
Subways
Turbines
Waterways
Tunnels
Underwater tunnels
Local number:
2007.3088 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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