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Directories

Collection Creator:
Davis, Benjamin O., Jr., 1912-  Search this
Container:
Box 6, Folder 13
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. Collection, Acc. 1992.0023, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Benjamin O. Davis Jr. Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1992-0023-ref1831
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Handwritten Diary

Collection Creator:
Craton, Forman H., 1902-1983  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 6-8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1940
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Forman H. Craton Collection, 1902-1983, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Forman H. Craton Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0454-ref265
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Diary

Collection Creator:
Craton, Forman H., 1902-1983  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1930-1931
Scope and Contents:
Based on a few diary entries, letters to his mother and memory. Divided into Home, Friends, and the General Electric Co. Written in 1973.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Forman H. Craton Collection, 1902-1983, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Forman H. Craton Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0454-ref258
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Diary

Collection Creator:
Craton, Forman H., 1902-1983  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1941
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Forman H. Craton Collection, 1902-1983, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Forman H. Craton Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0454-ref268
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Rail Transportation, 1946, 1951

Collection Creator::
United States National Museum. Department of Engineering and Industries  Search this
Container:
Box 15 of 15
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 84, United States National Museum. Department of Engineering and Industries, Records
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0084-refidd1e5028

Locomotive "Pioneer," Railroad Hall, NMHT

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Chroniger, Mary S  Search this
White, John H  Search this
Cumberland Valley Railroad Company  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)  Search this
Pioneer  Search this
Hall of Rail Transportation  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exhibit
Date:
c. 1963
Topic:
Engines  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Locomotives  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Pennsylvania  Search this
Railroads--Trains  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Trains  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Watchmen  Search this
Standard number:
MAH-P6427D
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_7509

BUSMC Universal Duo Rail Transporter

Collection Creator:
United Shoe Machinery Corporation  Search this
Extent:
1 motion picture film
Container:
Reel AC0277-OF0154
Type:
Archival materials
Motion picture films
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view materials in cold storage and audio visual materials. Using cold room materials requires a three hour waiting period, reference copies do not exist for audio visual materials. Arrangements must be made with the Archives Center staff two weeks prior to a scheduled research visit. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning intellectual property rights. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
United Shoe Machinery Corporation Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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United Shoe Machinery Corporation Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0277-ref6714

"Railroad" Harris in NMAH Railroad Hall

Author:
Ploskonka, Jeffrey  Search this
Subject:
Harris, Robert Riley "Railroad"  Search this
Cumberland Valley Railroad Company  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)  Search this
Office of Protective Services  Search this
Pioneer  Search this
Hall of Rail Transportation  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Person, candid
Date:
1982
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Engines  Search this
Guard Force  Search this
Locomotives  Search this
Police Force  Search this
Railroads--Trains  Search this
Security  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Trains  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Watchmen  Search this
Standard number:
82-6750-10 or SIA82-6750-10
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8844

Technical and Cost Proposal Rail Traffic Analysis, Prepared for: Schuylkill County Rail Transport Authority

Collection Collector:
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Collection Creator:
Waring, Frank H., 1925-  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 11
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
August 1982
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research and access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Frank H. Waring papers, 1912-1997, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Frank H. Waring Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0895-ref585

3c B&O Railroad plate proof

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 1006
Printer:
Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (bright blue) / engraving
Type:
Bureau Plate Proofs
Place:
United States of America
Date:
February 14, 1952
Object number:
0.242263.16059
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_0.242263.16059

3c Baltimore & Ohio Railroad single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 1006
Printer:
Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (bright blue); adhesive / engraving
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
Maryland
Ohio
United States of America
Date:
February 28, 1952
Topic:
Trains  Search this
Object number:
1980.2493.5023
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1980.2493.5023

Rail Transport Museum, India / [brochure prepared by R.R. Bhandari et al. ; photographs, Vijay Kumar]

Author:
Rail Transport Museum (New Delhi)  Search this
Bhandari, R. R  Search this
Subject:
Rail Transport Museum (New Delhi)  Search this
Physical description:
63 p. : ill. ; 17 x 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
India
New Delhi
Date:
1977
[1977?]
Topic:
Railroad museums  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Call number:
HE1001 .R15 1977
HE1001.R15 1977
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_334400

Rail transport and the winning of wars, by General James A. Van Fleet

Author:
Van Fleet, James Alward 1892-  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 71 p. illus. 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1956
Topic:
Military railroads  Search this
Call number:
HE1050 .V25
HE1050.V25
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_79268

The economics of rail transport in Great Britain by C. E. R. Sherrington

Author:
Sherrington, Charles Ely Rose 1897-  Search this
Physical description:
2 v. illus. (plans) tables, diagrs. 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
1928
Topic:
Railroads  Search this
Railroads--History  Search this
Railroads and state  Search this
Call number:
HE3015 .S5
HE3015.S5
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_73777

0.03 Charter and Three Stages of Rail Transportation design file

Physical Description:
Design file may contain any of the following: stamp designs; documents; correspondence; newspapers; articles; press releases; artists' guides; descriptions; designs; drawings; memorandums; and photographs.
Date:
ca. 1952
Topic:
Postage stamps--United states--History  Search this
Postage stamp design  Search this
Catalog number:
Scott Catalogue USA 1006
See other items in:
Stamp Design Files, Third Postmaster General's Office at the National Postal Museum Library, Smithsonian Libraries
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILDF_USA1006

John W. Garrett Collection

Creator:
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company  Search this
Garrett, John W. (John Work), 1820-1884  Search this
Source:
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Former owner:
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Extent:
0.6 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Business records
Place:
Baltimore (Md.)
Ohio River
Date:
1850-1880.
Scope and Contents note:
Includes lists of rail accidents, production and distribution of locomotives, and engine repair costs; reports on locomotive power, cost and performance, and purchases of locomotives and cars; and correspondence relating to these and other matters, all 1850-1880. Most correspondence is to Garrett from railroad supervisory staff. Includes a history of the operation of the railroad during the Civil War and additional correspondence concerning Ohio River bridges, trestles, and tunnels.
Arrangement:
Chronological arrangement.
Biographical/Historical note:
Garrett, president of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, 1858-1884, was born in Baltimore, Maryland July 31, 1820. After working for his father's financially successful commission business, during which time he invested heavily in the B. & O. Railroad, he was elected a director in 1855 and president in 1858. Under his leadership the railroad made history during the Civil War by carrying out the first military rail transport. During peacetime the railroad prospered with Garrett as president. He died September 26, 1884.
Provenance:
Gift of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Co. through Lawrence W. Sagle, Public Relations Representative, in 1997.
Restrictions:
This collection has been combined with the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Collection (NMAH.AC.1086.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Railroads  Search this
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Repairing  Search this
Railroads -- Buildings and structures  Search this
Genre/Form:
Business records -- 19th century
Citation:
John W. Garrett Collection, 1850-1880, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0171
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0171

The modern diesel : high speed compression ignition oil engines & their fuel injection systems for road & rail transport, aircraft & marine work

Author:
Smith, George Geoffrey 1885-1951  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 238, xxv p. : ill. ; 19 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1941
Topic:
Diesel motor  Search this
Call number:
TJ795 .M688 1941
TJ795.M688 1941
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_193605

Signaling significance : presented at the fourth annual Rail Transportation Institute, the American University, March 30, 1949 / by L.K. Sillcox ..

Author:
Rail Transportation Institute (4th : 1949 : American University)  Search this
Sillcox, L. K (Lewis Ketcham) b. 1886  Search this
Physical description:
33 leaves ; 28 cm
Type:
Congresses
Date:
1949
Topic:
Railroads--Signaling  Search this
Call number:
TF615 .R14 1949
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_630063

Railway mechanical engineering : a century of progress : car and locomotive design / ASME Rail Transportation Division

Author:
American Society of Mechanical Engineers Rail Transportation Division  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 445 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1979
C1979
Topic:
Railroad engineering  Search this
Call number:
TF155 .A43 1979X
TF155.A43 1979X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_129568

[Four handwritten manuscripts concerning coal trials and rail transportation in western New York and Pennsylvania, dated 1874]

Physical description:
1 folder (4 items) (manuscript)
Type:
Books
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_553686

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