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Robert Lee Weide Photographs, 1910-1933

Photographer:
Weide, Robert Lee
Donor:
Blake, Beverly B
Collector:
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Subject:
Hatfield, Devil Anse 1839-1921
Madeira School (McLean, Va.)
James Baird Company (Washington, D.C.)
Potomac Electric Power Company (Washington, D.C.)
United States Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Physical description:
0.3 cu. ft. : 1 box
Type:
Photograph albums
Collection descriptions
Buffalo Springs
Photographs
Place:
Virginia
Coosawattee River
Guyandotte River
Ohio
Salem
Pennsylvania
Ridgway
Bedford City
Clifton Forge
Covington
New Castle
West Virginia
Logan
White Sulphur Springs
Date:
1910
1910-1933
20th century
Notes:
Construction engineer, Weide worked for the James Baird Company of Washington, D.C.
Summary:
Photographs and photograph albums documenting engineering projects with which Robert Weide was involved. They include the Potomac Electric Power Company plant in Washington, D.C.; the Bureau of Engraving and Printing building in Washington, D.C.;. a hydroelectric plant on the James River for Bedford City, Virginia; a power plant in Salem, Ohio; a power plant in Ridgway, Pennsylvania; a power plant in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia; a power plant in Logan, West Virginia; a dam project at Coleman Falls, Virginia; the Madeira School in Fairfax, Virginia; a railroad bridge at Clifton Forge, Virginia; a railroad station at Buffalo Springs, Virginia; and other projects. Also includes images of families, street scenes, and recreational activities (such as fishing and picnicking) at some of these locations. Devil Anse Hatfield (of the Hatfield-McCoy feud,) is in some of the photographs.
Cite as:
Robert Lee Weide Photographs, 1910-1933, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Dams
Power plants
Railroad bridges
Railroad stations
Local number:
2007.3178 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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