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[Trade catalogs from Clyde Crane & Booth Ltd.]

Variant company name:
Leeds, United Kingdom  Search this
Company Name:
Clyde Crane & Booth Ltd.  Search this
Related companies:
Clyde Crane & Eng. Co. ; Joseph Booth & Brothers  Search this
Notes content:
Cranes
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Mossend, Scotland
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Construction and earth-moving machinery  Search this
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)  Search this
Topic:
Barrels  Search this
Bottling  Search this
Construction equipment  Search this
Earthmoving machinery  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_11820
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_11820

[Trade catalogs from Lancers Machinery, Ltd.]

Variant company name:
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom  Search this
Company Name:
Lancers Machinery, Ltd.  Search this
Related companies:
Lancer Machinery, Ltd. ; Frankel (Paris, France) ; Lancer Boss Group  Search this
Notes content:
One catalog in French ; Lancer sideloader ; forklift trucks
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
2 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Construction and earth-moving machinery  Search this
Industrial equipment or mechanical machinery (including supplies and components)  Search this
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)  Search this
Topic:
Barrels  Search this
Bottling  Search this
Construction equipment  Search this
Earthmoving machinery  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Machinery  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_25676
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_25676

[Trade catalogs from LIBU Shovel Co. AB]

Variant company name:
Los Angeles, CA ; New York, NY ; Amersham, United Kingdom ; Sydney, Australia  Search this
Company Name:
LIBU Shovel Co. AB  Search this
Notes content:
Mining and earthmoving machinery ; "LIBU line" ; three-way dump shovels ; pivoting timber forks
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Physical description:
4 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Stocksund, Sweden
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Construction and earth-moving machinery  Search this
Mining machinery; equipment and supplies  Search this
Topic:
Construction equipment  Search this
Earthmoving machinery  Search this
Mining machinery industry  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_26748
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_26748

[Trade catalogs from Lead Wool Co. Ltd]

Variant company name:
Snodland, Kent, United Kingdom  Search this
Company Name:
Lead Wool Co. Ltd  Search this
Notes content:
"Lead Wool" for packing and caulking pipe joints and engines, pumps, blowers, etc. ; metallic packings ; "bitumenised" yarn ; "Silver Thread" metallic packing rings and other packing material ; portable air compressors and pneumatic tools ; concrete breakers, clay diggers, earth rammers, rock drills, caulking hammers ; "Modern Appliances for Testing Pipelines"
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
4 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Snodland, United Kingdom
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Brass; bronze and specialty metals  Search this
Construction and earth-moving machinery  Search this
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Industrial equipment or mechanical machinery (including supplies and components)  Search this
Machine tools and metalworking equipment  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Plumbing supplies and fixtures  Search this
Pumping machinery and air compressors  Search this
Road building machinery and equipment  Search this
Topic:
Air-compressors  Search this
Brass  Search this
Bronze  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Construction equipment  Search this
Earthmoving machinery  Search this
Engines  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Machine-tools  Search this
Machinery  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Metal-working machinery  Search this
Metals  Search this
Motors  Search this
Plumbing equipment industry  Search this
Plumbing fixtures  Search this
Pumping machinery industry  Search this
Road machinery  Search this
Roads -- Design and construction  Search this
Weighing instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_26077
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_26077

[Trade catalogs from International Harvester Co.]

Variant company name:
In 1985 Tenneco acquired the major assets of International Harvester's Farm Equipment Division. These included plants in E. Moline, IL (combines, cotton pickers, planters), Hamilton, ON (tillage and seeding), Croix, France (cabs), Neuss, Germany (tractors) and Doncaster, UK (tractors) plus parts distribution facilities worldwide. Also included were most modern machine tools and production assets from the Farmall Works which were transferred to the J.I.Case Racine Transmission and Assembly Plants. Other assets that were sold over time by IH were Cub Cadet to MTD, Construction Equipment Division to Dresser Industries and Solar.(Gas Turbine) Division to Caterpillar. The remaining part of International Harvester is the former Truck Division, which is now, renamed Navistar and which markets commercial trucks under the International brand.  Search this
Company Name:
International Harvester Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Case IH (Racine, WI) ; J. I. Case Threshing Machine Co., Inc. (Racine, WI) ; Tenneco Inc. (Huddersfield, United Kingdom) ; American Seeding Machine Co. (Richmond, IN) ; Wm. Deering & Co (Chicago, IL) ; Deering Harvester Co. (Plano, IL) ; Frank G. Hough Co. (Libertyville, IL) ; Kemp Co. ; J. S. Kemp Mfg. Co. (Newark Valley, NY) ; Keystone Co. (Rock Fall, IL) ; McCormick Harvester Co. (Chicago, IL) ; Milwaukee Harvester Co. (Milwaukee, WI) ; D. M. Osborne Co. (Auburn, NY) ; Parlin & Orendorff Co. (Canton, OH) ; Plano Mfg. Co. (Chicago, IL) ; Solar (San Diego, CA) ; Wain-Roy Corp. (Fitchburg, MA) ; Warder, Bushnell & Glessner Co. (Springfield, OH) ; Weber Wagon Co. (Chicago, IL) ; Longenecker, Charles I. (Milwaukee) ; Navistar ; Navistar International Harvester Corp. ; Osborne Div. (Indianapolis, IN) ; International Harvester Co. of America ; International Harvester Co. of Gt. Britain Ltd. (London, United Kingdom) ; International Harvester Co. of Canada, Ltd.  Search this
Notes content:
OVERSIZE. Organized as follows: construction equipment ; Deering Harvester Co. (1880s-1890s) ; early farm equipment (before 1930) ; farm equipment (after 1930) ; engines ; farm tractors (before 1930) ; farm tractors (after 1930) ; Cub Cadet tractors ; history ; industrial tractors ; publications, e.g., "Harvester World," "International Harvester World," "IH Farm," "IH Farm Forum," "International Trail" ; trucks, motor coaches, and school buses ; "Red Power Round-Up Seventh Collector's Edition Show Book" (2002) ; 'Heavy Tractor MI (IHC TD-18) Power Train, track frame assembly and seats' (U.S. War Dept. ,1943) ; 'Ordnance Maintenance...IHC TD-18 equipment' (U.S. War Dept.,1943) ; Motor Trucks (Federal Contract TPS-47785)
Includes:
Trade catalog, manual, photographs and histories
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
1040 pieces; 29 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Date range:
1800s-1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Agricultural tools and machinery  Search this
Appliances (household)  Search this
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses)  Search this
Construction and earth-moving machinery  Search this
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Farm equipment and supplies (including dairy and poultry equipment)  Search this
Road building machinery and equipment  Search this
Topic:
Agricultural implements  Search this
Agricultural machinery  Search this
Automobiles  Search this
Construction equipment  Search this
Dairying  Search this
Earthmoving machinery  Search this
Engines  Search this
Farm equipment  Search this
Household appliances  Search this
Motor vehicles  Search this
Motors  Search this
Road machinery  Search this
Roads -- Design and construction  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_16602
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_16602

[Trade catalogs from British Northrop Ltd.]

Company Name:
British Northrop Ltd.  Search this
Related companies:
Chaseside Eng. Co. Ltd. (subsidiary) ; Northrop Tractors Ltd. (Ware, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom)  Search this
Notes content:
"Super-Loadmaster" 2-wheel drive loading shovels ; tractors
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
18 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Hartford, United Kingdom
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Agricultural tools and machinery  Search this
Construction and earth-moving machinery  Search this
Farm equipment and supplies (including dairy and poultry equipment)  Search this
Topic:
Agricultural implements  Search this
Agricultural machinery  Search this
Construction equipment  Search this
Dairying  Search this
Earthmoving machinery  Search this
Farm equipment  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10483
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_10483

[Trade catalogs from LeBus International Engineers, Inc.]

Company Name:
LeBus International Engineers, Inc.  Search this
Related companies:
LeBus International Engineers, Ltd. (Beckenham, United Kingdom) ; LeBus International Engineers, GmbH (Hannover, Germany)  Search this
Notes content:
Lebus automatic fleet angle compensator for spooling wire line or rope ; Lebus engineered spooling ; wire line spooling
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
2 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Longview, Texas, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Construction and earth-moving machinery  Search this
Industrial equipment or mechanical machinery (including supplies and components)  Search this
Iron and steel products (castings; sheet steel; steel wire; wire rope; pig iron and structural steel products )  Search this
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)  Search this
Mining machinery; equipment and supplies  Search this
Topic:
Barrels  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Bottling  Search this
Construction equipment  Search this
Earthmoving machinery  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Iron industry and trade  Search this
Machinery  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Mining machinery industry  Search this
Ships  Search this
Steel industry and trade  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_26208
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_26208

[Trade catalogs from London & Midland Steel Scaffolding Co., Ltd.]

Company Name:
London & Midland Steel Scaffolding Co., Ltd.  Search this
Related companies:
St. Lukes Works (Old Hill, Staffordshire, United Kingdom)  Search this
Notes content:
"Burton's Patent Steel Tubular Scaffolding" ; scaffolding parts ; supports ; "Double Grip" steel scaffolding ; "A New Industry in Old Hill" ; portable storage racks ; "bathing pool equipment" or swimming pool equipment ; "diving stages and water chutes" ; portable buildings
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
8 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
United Kingdom
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Construction and earth-moving machinery  Search this
Iron and steel products (castings; sheet steel; steel wire; wire rope; pig iron and structural steel products )  Search this
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Barrels  Search this
Bottling  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Construction equipment  Search this
Earthmoving machinery  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Iron industry and trade  Search this
Steel industry and trade  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_27526
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_27526

D. Ward King Road Grader Collection

Creator:
King, D. Ward  Search this
Extent:
0.75 Cubic feet ( 2 boxes, 1 map-folder)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Articles
Writings
Blueprints
Photographs
Photograph albums
Reprints
Poems
Scrapbooks
Letters (correspondence)
Date:
1902-2005
Summary:
Photographs, publications and correspondence related to D. Ward King's invention the King Road Drag, or the Split-Oak drag, which improved rural travel in the early 20th century by introducing a simple design and low-effort system for grading poor-quality roads. The King Road Drag was promoted heavily across the United States and Canada via the "Good Roads Campaign" originally sponsored by the railroad companies in the early decades of the twentieth century.
Scope and Contents:
This collection contains photographs, correspondence and articles documenting the road drag that D. Ward King invented to grade, drain water from, and improve the condition of rural roads in the early 20th century. Included are photographs of King, his family, the road drag, and the conditions of roads before and after treatment; a scrapbook containing letters and photographs; a blueprint of the road drag; as well as articles and reprints from various publications praising King's invention.

This collection would be of interest to researchers of the Good Roads movement, rural life and development in the early 20th century, and agricultural invention.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged into three (3) series.

Series 1: Correspondence, 1907; 1909

Series 2: Publications, 1903; 1907-1917; 1999

Series 3: Photographs, circa 1905-1915; 1908-1910; 1919-1920
Biographical / Historical:
Born and educated in Springfield Ohio, David Ward King (1857-1920), who was known as D. Ward King, moved to rural Maitland, Missouri after his marriage in 1881 and began life as a farmer. In 1896, he demonstrated the use of his simple invention, dubbed the "King Road Drag" or the split-oak drag, which consisted of two split logs attached by crossbeams and hitched with a loop of chain to horses, to be dragged along a stretch of rutted muddy road until it was smooth. His rudimentary road grader had the effect not only of flattening and compacting muddy soil, but creating a crest in the center of the road, sloping down at each side, so that the next rain would run off the packed surface into the ditch. This basic scheme had a revolutionary effect on rural life--farmers were often mired in mud on the roads to their fields or into town, their most powerful draft horses unable to contend with wagon wheels sunken into deep ruts after heavy rains. Use of King's drag soon made their roads not only passable, but faster and safer to travel, which saved time and money for all in the community.

In 1903, King was employed by the Chicago and North Western Transportation Co. to promote his product across the country as part of their "Good Roads Campaign," giving lectures and demonstrations. King patented the King Road Drag (US Patent 884,497 and US Patent 1,102,671) in 1908 and later improved it in 1914. The United States Patent Office called his invention a "Road Grader," but King referred to it as a "split log drag," the "King Road Drag,"

Although King patented his invention, the simple design made it difficult to enforce patent rights, so farmers were encouraged to build and make use of their own versions of the road drag. Even after the railroads withdrew their support (the road drag's success had the effect of sending more potential passengers on the roads with their bicycles and cars, rather than riding the train), King made a decent living for years on the lecture circuit, presenting in 46 of the 48 then- existing states and Canada. His midwestern education made him an eloquent, dynamic speaker, and his talks were often sold out. The invention of the road drag and its almost evangelical use across the country has been credited for increased automobile use in the early part of the century, as well as the advent of parcel post delivery and mail-order catalogue supply to rural areas.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Helene W. King and Amy Burbank King in 2014.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
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:
Roads -- Design and construction  Search this
Road machinery  Search this
Road scrapers  Search this
Roads  Search this
Roads -- Accessories  Search this
Graders (Earthmoving machinery)  Search this
Inventors -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Inventions  Search this
Road drainage  Search this
Genre/Form:
Articles -- 20th century
Writings
Blueprints -- 20th century
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- 1900-1950
Photograph albums -- 20th century
Reprints
Poems
Scrapbooks -- 20th century
Letters (correspondence) -- 20th century.
Citation:
D. Ward King Road Grader Collection, 1903-2000, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1332
See more items in:
D. Ward King Road Grader Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1332
Online Media:

[Trade catalogs from Perrin, Seamans & Co.]

Company Name:
Perrin, Seamans & Co.  Search this
Related companies:
selling agents for Erie Engine Works, Lawrence Machine Co. , Pulsometer Steam Pump Co.  Search this
Notes content:
Catalog No. 6, from 1900, for dealer of construction tools and supplies for public works, municipal utilities, water and gas works
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Business services (advertising; marketing; organizational management; etc.)  Search this
Construction and earth-moving machinery  Search this
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Explosives and fireworks  Search this
Fuel (includes oil; petroleum; gas; coal; etc.)  Search this
Furnaces and boilers  Search this
Hardware and hand tools  Search this
Iron and steel products (castings; sheet steel; steel wire; wire rope; pig iron and structural steel products )  Search this
Machine tools and metalworking equipment  Search this
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)  Search this
Pumping machinery and air compressors  Search this
Waste Management (including water treatment; recycling; refuse collection; industrial waste; etc.)  Search this
Topic:
"Recycling (Waste, etc.)"  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Air-compressors  Search this
Barrels  Search this
Boilers  Search this
Bottling  Search this
Business  Search this
Coal  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Construction equipment  Search this
Earthmoving machinery  Search this
Engines  Search this
Explosives industry  Search this
Fireworks  Search this
Fuel  Search this
Furnaces  Search this
Hardware  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Iron industry and trade  Search this
Machine-tools  Search this
Marketing  Search this
Metal-working machinery  Search this
Motors  Search this
Petroleum  Search this
Pumping machinery industry  Search this
Refuse and refuse disposal  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_30995
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_30995

[Trade catalogs from Perry Mfg. Inc.]

Variant company name:
http://www.perryscaffolds.com/  Search this
Company Name:
Perry Mfg. Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
Perry fold-up & step-up portable mini-scaffolds
Includes:
Trade catalog
Color images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Construction and earth-moving machinery  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Construction equipment  Search this
Earthmoving machinery  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_31008
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_31008

[Trade catalogs from Perry Equipment Co. (Ohio)]

Company Name:
Perry Equipment Co. (Ohio)  Search this
Notes content:
Circa 1933 portfolio for Perry Adjustable Leveling Hone and Perry Adjustable Multi-Pin Planing Mixer used in road and highway construction to put down bituminous surfaces
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Sidney, Ohio, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Construction and earth-moving machinery  Search this
Road building machinery and equipment  Search this
Topic:
Construction equipment  Search this
Earthmoving machinery  Search this
Road machinery  Search this
Roads -- Design and construction  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_31013
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_31013

[Trade catalogs from Pettibone Mulliken Co.]

Variant company name:
Est. 1880 ; Prior to WWII, this company was a leading manufacturer of railroad track equipment such as frogs, crossings, and switches. After the war, it diversified and began to make construction and foundry equipment such as graders, lifts, and loaders. By 2000, Pettibone was based out of Des Plaines, Illinois, and manufactured construction, forestry, foundry, railroad, and scrap-processing equipment. http://www.encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org/pages/2810.html  Search this
Company Name:
Pettibone Mulliken Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Pettibone Corp. ; Nucorp Inc. ; Hako Minuteman Inc.; in 1994 it was purchased by a privately owned holding company called Heico Corp. ; Today (9/2007) known as Pettibone LLC. ; Beardsley & Piper Co. ; PM subsidiaries included: George Haiss Mfg. Co. Inc., Universal Engineering Corp. and Hammermills, Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
UNIQUE beautifully illustrated (embossed end papers, color renderings, technical drawings) 1922 catalog of Pettibone Mulliken's railroad track equipment ; 154 brochures related to business through mid-century for rock and stone crushing and processing, construction, mining, warehousing and distribution, foundries: buckets for excavating ; tractor shovels ; skidders ; cranes ; back hoes ; road graders ; package conveyors ; belt conveyors ; sectional conveyors ; drag conveyors ; undercar unloaders ; coal loaders ; snow loaders ; bucket loaders ; sand conditioners ; sand slingers ; screeners ; foundry machinery ; centrifugal steel castings ; manganese steel castings ; fork lift trucks ; gasoline tractors ; electric tractor ; log slashers ; tractor shovels ; Multikrane ; booklet titled "The Story of Pettibone Mulliken"
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists and histories
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
155 pieces; 2 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses)  Search this
Brass; bronze and specialty metals  Search this
Construction and earth-moving machinery  Search this
Engineering consultants and contractors  Search this
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Foundries; supplies and equipment  Search this
Industrial equipment or mechanical machinery (including supplies and components)  Search this
Iron and steel products (castings; sheet steel; steel wire; wire rope; pig iron and structural steel products )  Search this
Lumber; logging; timber and forestry  Search this
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)  Search this
Mills and milling supplies  Search this
Mining machinery; equipment and supplies  Search this
Road building machinery and equipment  Search this
Topic:
Automobiles  Search this
Barrels  Search this
Bottling  Search this
Brass  Search this
Bronze  Search this
Construction equipment  Search this
Consulting engineers  Search this
Earthmoving machinery  Search this
Engineers  Search this
Engines  Search this
Forests and forestry  Search this
Foundries  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Iron industry and trade  Search this
Lumber  Search this
Machinery  Search this
Metals  Search this
Milling machinery  Search this
Mining machinery industry  Search this
Motor vehicles  Search this
Motors  Search this
Road machinery  Search this
Roads -- Design and construction  Search this
Steel industry and trade  Search this
Timber  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_31440
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_31440

[Trade catalogs from Caterpillar Tractor Co.]

Company Name:
Caterpillar Tractor Co.  Search this
Related companies:
C. L. Best Tractor Co.; Holt Mfg. Co.; Russell Grader Mfg. Co.; Trackson Co.; Towmoter Corp.  Search this
Notes content:
One item OVERSIZE. Annual reports ; catalogs ; diesel engines ; "The Dotted Line" ; earthmoving equipment ; electric power units ; farming equipment ; general information ; history ; logging ; marine engines ; mining and pumping ; oilfield equipment ; railroad equipment ; tractors ; "Caterpillar Magazine"...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists, photographs and histories
Black and white images
Physical description:
1352 pieces; 44 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Peoria, Illinois, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Agricultural tools and machinery  Search this
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses)  Search this
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Construction and earth-moving machinery  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Lumber; logging; timber and forestry  Search this
Mining machinery; equipment and supplies  Search this
Pumping machinery and air compressors  Search this
Railroad; streetcar; subway and tramway equipment and supplies  Search this
Road building machinery and equipment  Search this
Topic:
Agricultural implements  Search this
Agricultural machinery  Search this
Air-compressors  Search this
Automobiles  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Construction equipment  Search this
Earthmoving machinery  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Engines  Search this
Forests and forestry  Search this
Lumber  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Mining machinery industry  Search this
Motor vehicles  Search this
Motors  Search this
Pumping machinery industry  Search this
Railroad equipment industry  Search this
Road machinery  Search this
Roads -- Design and construction  Search this
Ships  Search this
Street-railroads  Search this
Subways  Search this
Timber  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10172
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_10172

[Trade catalogs from Construction Machinery Inc.]

Company Name:
Construction Machinery Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
OVERSIZE ; Road grading equipment.
Includes:
Trade catalog
Color images
Physical description:
11 pieces; 2 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Construction and earth-moving machinery  Search this
Road building machinery and equipment  Search this
Topic:
Construction equipment  Search this
Earthmoving machinery  Search this
Road machinery  Search this
Roads -- Design and construction  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_11198
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_11198

[Trade catalogs from Blaw-Knox Co.]

Company Name:
Blaw-Knox Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Andrews-Bradshaw Co. ; bfGUMP Div. ; B.F. Gump Co. ; Blaw-Knox Div. ; Blaw-Knox Food & Chemical Equipment, Inc. ; Blaw Steel Construction Co. ; Buffalo Foundry & Machine Co. Buflovak Div. ; Chemical Plants Div. ; Foundry & Mill Machinery Div. ; Power Piping Div. ; Buflovak Equipment Div.  Search this
Notes content:
One piece OVERSIZE. Steel forms for sidewalk, curb, gutter, road construction. Transmission towers. Portable plants ; mixing plants. Clam shell, single line, dreadnaught buckets. Bins and batchers. Chemicals, pharmaceuticals and food processing equipment. Industrial dryers. Pipe hangers and supports, vibration eliminators. Steel buildings. Buflovak equipment for processing chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and food products. Grain feeders, drives, grinders ; coffee mills ; rotary sifters ; weighers ; mixers and feed screens ; molasses mixers ; cracked corn polisher ; corn sheller ; corn and cob crusher ; barrel packer ; bulk storage for flour and feed ; sack cleaners ; elevating equipment ; bolting cloth ; corrugating and roll grinding ; bag holders ; bag ties and tools ; bag trucks ; platform scales ; scoops ; twine.
Includes:
Trade catalog, photographs and histories
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
103 pieces; 4 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Date range:
1800s-1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Chemicals and chemical products  Search this
Construction and earth-moving machinery  Search this
Drugs; pharmaceuticals and patent medicines  Search this
Foods and beverage products and processing equipment (including brewing; distilleries; beer; wine; etc.)  Search this
Industrial equipment or mechanical machinery (including supplies and components)  Search this
Iron and steel products (castings; sheet steel; steel wire; wire rope; pig iron and structural steel products )  Search this
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)  Search this
Mills and milling supplies  Search this
Packaging materials and shipping  Search this
Plumbing supplies and fixtures  Search this
Road building machinery and equipment  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Barrels  Search this
Beverage industry  Search this
Bottling  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Chemicals  Search this
Construction equipment  Search this
Distilleries  Search this
Drugs  Search this
Earthmoving machinery  Search this
Food industry and trade  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Iron industry and trade  Search this
Machinery  Search this
Milling machinery  Search this
Packaging machinery  Search this
Patent medicines  Search this
Pharmacy  Search this
Plumbing equipment industry  Search this
Plumbing fixtures  Search this
Road machinery  Search this
Roads -- Design and construction  Search this
Steel industry and trade  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_7978
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_7978

[Trade catalogs from Baldwin-Lima-Hamilton (BLH) Corp.]

Company Name:
Baldwin-Lima-Hamilton (BLH) Corp.  Search this
Related companies:
Baldwin Locomotive Works ; Westinghouse Electric and Mfg. Co.; Baldwin-Westinghouse ; Southwark Foundry & Machine Co. - est 1836 ; Baldwin-Southwark Corporation ; Standard Steel Works ; BLH Electronics; Baldwin De La Vergne Sales Corp. ; Austin-Western Road Machinery ;  Search this
Notes content:
OVERSIZE. The story of Baldwin ; The Story of Standard Steel Works ; technical & historical papers, photographs, quarterly Baldwin-Southwark magazine (including first issue 1936) included. Internal combustion locomotives ; gasoline locomotives ; Locomotives for industrial and contractors' service ; light road service, for export, logging service, freight service. Walschaerts valve gear. Technical measuring instruments. Specialty metals. Scientific and test instruments ; hydraulic cranes ; action reports for hydraulic cranes ; Baldwin Locomotive Works exhibit at the International Universal Exposition, Paris 1900. Diesel engines. OVERSIZED. See also the serial: "Baldwin Locomotives," housed off-site (consult catalog for location and holdings) HD9712 .U54B15X)
Includes:
Trade catalog and histories
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
377 pieces; 12 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Date range:
1800s-1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Construction and earth-moving machinery  Search this
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Machine tools and metalworking equipment  Search this
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)  Search this
Railroad; streetcar; subway and tramway equipment and supplies  Search this
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Topic:
Barrels  Search this
Bottling  Search this
Construction equipment  Search this
Earthmoving machinery  Search this
Engines  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Machine-tools  Search this
Metal-working machinery  Search this
Motors  Search this
Optical instruments  Search this
Railroad equipment industry  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Street-railroads  Search this
Subways  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_87
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_87

[Trade catalogs from Pennsylvania Crusher Co.]

Variant company name:
Est. 1905 ; Philadelphia, PA ; Broomall, PA ; West Chester, PA ; http://www.penncrusher.com  Search this
Company Name:
Pennsylvania Crusher Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Bath Iron Works ; Congoleum Corp. ; K-Tron International, Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
Circa 1920-1979 catalogs ; limestone, coal and cement rock breaking, granulating, screening and crushing equipment ; hammermills
Includes:
Trade catalog, manual and histories
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
38 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Ceramics; pottery; glass; crystal; china; bricks; and stones  Search this
Construction and earth-moving machinery  Search this
Engineering consultants and contractors  Search this
Fuel (includes oil; petroleum; gas; coal; etc.)  Search this
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)  Search this
Mills and milling supplies  Search this
Mining machinery; equipment and supplies  Search this
Road building machinery and equipment  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Barrels  Search this
Bottling  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Coal  Search this
Construction equipment  Search this
Consulting engineers  Search this
Earthmoving machinery  Search this
Engineers  Search this
Fuel  Search this
Glass  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Milling machinery  Search this
Mining machinery industry  Search this
Petroleum  Search this
Porcelain  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Road machinery  Search this
Roads -- Design and construction  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_29977
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_29977

Caterpillar Tractor Co. Photoprints

Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969  Search this
Holling, W. J.  Search this
Chandler, Don  Search this
Caterpillar Tractor Co. (Peoria, Ill.).  Search this
Broden  Search this
Names:
Caterpillar Tractor Co. (Peoria, Ill.).  Search this
Extent:
11 Items
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Aerial photographs
Place:
Texas -- 1940-50
Illinois -- photographs -- 1948-1949
Georgia -- 1940-1950
California -- 1940-1950
Date:
1948-1949.
Scope and Contents note:
11 photoprints of Caterpillar Tractor Co. buildings and products: three photographs of company buildings, including two aerial views, and eight photographs of tractors, including views of machines at work in various locations. Tractors with various models of scrapers are shown in San Antonio, Texas; Whittier, California; and Colquitt County, Georgia. Locations of five tractor views unidentified: one shows two stationary tractors, the others show machines at work in roadbuilding and cemetery construction.
Biographical/Historical note:
Photographs probably commissioned by Caterpillar for public relations or advertising use.
Provenance:
Source unknown, but possibly originally in Warshaw Collection of Business Americana.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
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:
Road construction -- Photographs -- 1940-1950  Search this
Labor and laboring classes -- Photographs  Search this
Factories -- 1940-1950  Search this
Earthmoving machinery -- Photographs -- 1940-1950  Search this
Construction workers  Search this
Construction industry -- Photographs -- 1940-1950  Search this
Cemeteries -- Construction -- 1940-1950  Search this
Tractors -- Photographs -- 1940-1950  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 1940-1950
Aerial Photographs
Citation:
Caterpillar Tractor Company Photoprints, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
Collection processed by NMAH Staff, undated
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0146
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0146

[Trade catalogs from Willys Motors, Inc.]

Company Name:
Willys Motors, Inc.  Search this
Related companies:
Willys-Overland Motors, Inc. ; Kaiser Motors ; Willys-Overland Crossley, Ltd. (Stockport, United Kingdom) ; John N. Willys Export Corp. ; Willys-Overland Sales Co., Ltd. (Toronto, Canada) ; Willys-Overland Co. ; Willys-Overland Inc. ; Kaiser-Willys Sales Div. ; Willys-Overland Export Corp. ; Farnsworth & Middlekauff Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
Automobiles ; utility trucks ; maintenance manual for Willys trucks ; 1945 annual report for Willys-Overland Motors, Inc. , including World War II wartime production [published after close of war] ; 1950 Annual Report ; producer of Jeeps for war , also ammunition , cargo trailers , and aircraft assemblies ; "Universal Jeep" and earth moving equipment ; "Willys-Knight Model 84" automobile manual with operating and care instructions ; "Smooth Driving" by Harold Spieth , with suggestions for automobile accident prevention and safety [Unique ? ] ; "Motor Trend" May 1952 issue with "The 1952 Willys Story" on the "Aero" Willys automobile ; Semi-Annual Report of Willys-Overland Motors, Inc. (1944) ; Willys-Knight motor cars ; "Overland Whippet" automobile ; "Kaiser" automobiles ; "Jeep" specialized vehicles and trucks ; "Jeep" agricultural implements ; snow plows ; "Aero Willys"...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists and manual
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
52 pieces; 3 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Toledo, Ohio, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Agricultural tools and machinery  Search this
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses)  Search this
Construction and earth-moving machinery  Search this
Farm equipment and supplies (including dairy and poultry equipment)  Search this
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)  Search this
Military equipment and supplies (including uniforms)  Search this
Waste Management (including water treatment; recycling; refuse collection; industrial waste; etc.)  Search this
Topic:
"Recycling (Waste, etc.)"  Search this
Agricultural implements  Search this
Agricultural machinery  Search this
Armed Forces -- Equipment  Search this
Automobiles  Search this
Barrels  Search this
Bottling  Search this
Construction equipment  Search this
Dairying  Search this
Earthmoving machinery  Search this
Farm equipment  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Military supplies  Search this
Military uniforms  Search this
Motor vehicles  Search this
Refuse and refuse disposal  Search this
Refuse disposal industry  Search this
Water -- Purification  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_28625
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_28625

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