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[Trade catalogs from Joshua Hendy Iron Works]

Catalog Data

Variant company name:
Filed under H ; Est. 1856  Search this
Company Name:
Joshua Hendy Iron Works  Search this
Related companies:
Pomona Pump Co. (div.) ; Crocker-Wheeler Electric Mfg. Co. (div.)  Search this
Notes content:
Industrial pumps, deep well turbine pumps, mine pumps, mine-dewatering pumps, gasoline fuel pumps, fire pumps, vertical pumps, crushers, autocrane, hydraulic suction dredges, tangential water wheels and water motors, electric hoists, gravel elevators, hydraulic giants, Matteson cars, stationary and marine diesel engines, Hendy Larsson reamer and cutter grinder, gears and power units. "Westco" industrial turbine type pumps ; hydraulic and mining machinery...this comprises the uncataloged portion ; during World War I and World War II, produced engines for marine propulsion ; produced the portable "Tiny Tim" rocket launchers ; "The foundry and machine shops also produced many of the ornate arches and municipal fixtures for San Francisco, such as street lamps, hydrants, and the oriental lamp posts...in Chinatown." cited in "Joshua Hendy Iron Works...A National Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark." (Am.Soc. of Mech. Eng, 1978)
Includes:
Trade catalog and photographs
Black and white images
Physical description:
4 pieces; 4 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Sunnyvale, California, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Industrial equipment or mechanical machinery (including supplies and components)  Search this
Metalwork products (architectural and ornamental)  Search this
Mining machinery; equipment and supplies  Search this
Pumping machinery and air compressors  Search this
Topic:
Air-compressors  Search this
Architectural metal-work  Search this
Art metal-work  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Engines  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Machinery  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Metal-work  Search this
Mining machinery industry  Search this
Motors  Search this
Pumping machinery industry  Search this
Ships  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_20776
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_20776