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Why There's a Pyramid in Wyoming Dedicated to Crooks

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2016-07-15T16:24:17.000Z
YouTube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
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smithsonianchannel
Data Source:
Smithsonian Channel
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianchannel
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_iJO12oBEHW4

Railroad Station Baggage Handler's Cap

Object Name:
cap, railroad station 'red cap'
Other Terms:
cap, railroad station 'red cap'; Rail
Subject:
African American  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Travel  Search this
ID Number:
TR.335443
Catalog number:
335443
Accession number:
321737
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Railroad
Work
Clothing & Accessories
Transportation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-57cd-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_843148
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Mr. Fisher and Mr. Mumford

Author:
Molella, Arthur P.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1989
Topic:
American History  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_142144

More Noteworthy Railroaders

Author:
White, John H., Jr.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1987
Topic:
American History  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_107604

New Steam in the 1980s—What Happened?

Author:
Withuhn, William L.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1987
Topic:
American History  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_107605

America's Most Noteworthy Railroaders

Author:
White, John H., Jr.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1986
Topic:
American History  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_107665

The 1986 Railroad History Awards

Author:
Withuhn, William L.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1986
Topic:
American History  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_107666

Profile: Why Write History

Author:
White, John H., Jr.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1985
Topic:
American History  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_108198

The Steam Engine in Prints and Photographs

Author:
White, John H., Jr.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1985
Topic:
American History  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_108199

Draughting the Steam Engine

Author:
Vogel, Robert M.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1985
Topic:
American History  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_108200

Another Early Snowplow

Author:
White, John H., Jr.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1984
Topic:
American History  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_108710

The 1984 Railroad History Awards

Author:
Withuhn, William L.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1984
Topic:
American History  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_108711

Hezekiah Bissell Papers

Creator:
Bissell, Hezekiah  Search this
Names:
Boston and Maine Railroad  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Cubic feet (1 box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Genealogies
Memoirs
Writings
Place:
Utah -- maps
Date:
1920-1928
Summary:
Collection documents the reminiscences of Hezekiah Bissell, a railroad engineer who worked in the western United Statesstates with the Union Pacific Railroad, and in Peru.
Content Description:
The collection contains writings by Bissell, including fragmented reminiscences describing his experiences as an railroad engineer with the Boston & Maine (B&M) Railroad, Union Pacific Railroad, and in Peru. Also included are a journal article honoring Bissell after his death, a map of northeastern Utah, and genealogical information about the Bissell family.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as a single series.
Biographical / Historical:
Hezekiah Bissell (February 27 1835 - June 23 1928) was a railroad engineer and a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers. Born in East Windsor Connecticut, Bissell studied at Yale University before enlisting in the Army during the American Civil War. After his discharge, Bissell served as one of the lead engineers in the construction of the Union Pacific Railroad. He later surveyed and located rail lines for the Adirondack Railroad in Upstate New York and a rail line in Peru. Bissell served as the Chief Engineer for the Boston & Maine (B&M) Railroad, a position he held for 31 years until his retirement in 1909.
Provenance:
Originally donated to the National Museum of American History (then called the National Museum of History and Technology) by Bissell's granddaughter, Geraldine Carroll.
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:
Railroads -- 19th century -- Peru  Search this
Railroads -- Employees  Search this
Railroads -- History  Search this
Genre/Form:
Genealogies
Memoirs
Writings -- 20th century
Citation:
Hezekiah Bissell Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1445
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Hezekiah Bissell Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1445

Les chemins de fer aujourd'hui et dans cent ans chez tous les peuples économie, financière et industrielle, politique et morale des voies ferrées Par A. Audiganne

Author:
Audiganne, A (Armand),) 1814-1875  Search this
Physical description:
2 volumes 23 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
France
Great Britain
United States
Date:
1858
To 1840
Topic:
Railroads--Finance  Search this
Railroads--History  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Järnvägar--historia  Search this
Call number:
HE1021 .A91 1858
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_271978

La locomotion à travers l'histoire et les moeurs par Octave Uzanne ; illustrations dans le texte et hors texte de Eugène Courboin ; nombreuses reproductions d'estampes anciennes

Author:
Uzanne, Octave 1852-1931  Search this
Physical description:
2 pages leaves, xx, 281, [1] pages, 1 leaves illustrations, plates (part color, part folded) 30 cm
Type:
Books
History
Date:
1900
Topic:
Locomotion--History  Search this
Railroads--History  Search this
Railroads--history  Search this
Locomotion  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Call number:
HE1021 .U9Z
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_278859

History of the express business including the origin of the railway system in America, and the relation of both to the increase of new settlements and the prosperity of cities in the United States By A.L. Stimson

Author:
Stimson, A. L (Alexander Lovett),) 1816-1906  Search this
Physical description:
12 pages, 1 leaves, [13]-388 pages 11 pl. (including front., portraits) 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
United States
Date:
1881
Topic:
Express service--History  Search this
Railroads--History  Search this
Express service  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_273250

Railroad History Collection of America

Source:
Perrin, Francis  Search this
Mathis-Oster, Patricia  Search this
Jiranek, Andrew  Search this
Creator:
Amtrak  Search this
ConRail  Search this
Former owner:
Jiranek, Andrew  Search this
Mathis-Oster, Patricia  Search this
Perrin, Francis  Search this
Extent:
13 Cubic feet (13 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Advertisements
Annual reports
Brochures
Charts
Color photographs
Manuals
Schedules
Scrapbooks
Timetables
Date:
1922-2000
bulk 1968-1990
Summary:
The collection documents railroad ephemera, primarily relating to Amtrak and Conrail.
Content Description:
The collection contains photographs, internal documents such as safety and procedures manuals, employee copies of schedules, a scrapbook of clippings and photographs, brochures, timetables, advertising, "consists" (i.e., listings of which types of cars were on each train and in what order), maintenance regulations, track charts, publications such as annual reports, maps, etc. The collection relates almost entirely to Amtrak and Conrail. A file on fellow railroad collector and enthusiast is also included.
Arrangement:
Collection is unarranged.
Provenance:
The collection had been the property of Railroad History Collection of America, Inc., which was liquidated after the death of the corporation's owner, Frank Perrin. The collection was donated to the Archives Center in 2014 by the heir, Patricia Mathis-Oster, through attorney Andrew Jiranek, Receiver.
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:
Maps  Search this
Railroad companies  Search this
Railroad engineers  Search this
Railroads -- Trains  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Railroads -- 20th century  Search this
Railroads -- Employees  Search this
Railroads -- History  Search this
Technical manuals  Search this
Genre/Form:
Advertisements
Annual reports
Brochures
Charts
Color photographs
Manuals
Schedules
Scrapbooks
Timetables
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1327
See more items in:
Railroad History Collection of America
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1327

Photographs

Collection Source:
Perrin, Francis  Search this
Mathis-Oster, Patricia  Search this
Jiranek, Andrew  Search this
Collection Creator:
Amtrak  Search this
ConRail  Search this
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
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.
See more items in:
Railroad History Collection of America
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1327-ref1

Operating Rules and Instructions

Collection Source:
Perrin, Francis  Search this
Mathis-Oster, Patricia  Search this
Jiranek, Andrew  Search this
Collection Creator:
Amtrak  Search this
ConRail  Search this
Container:
Box 2
Type:
Archival materials
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.
See more items in:
Railroad History Collection of America
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1327-ref2

Miscellaneous

Collection Source:
Perrin, Francis  Search this
Mathis-Oster, Patricia  Search this
Jiranek, Andrew  Search this
Collection Creator:
Amtrak  Search this
ConRail  Search this
Container:
Box 3
Type:
Archival materials
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.
See more items in:
Railroad History Collection of America
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1327-ref3

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