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1 Cubic foot (2 boxes)
Scope and Contents:
Two albums of photographs depicting rotary snow plows for railroads.
Collection is arranged into one series
Series 1: Photograph Albums, circa 1886-1889
Biographical / Historical:
Started near the turn of the twentieth century by John Leslie, the Leslie Company was established to automate the removal of snow in railroads through the production of steam powered rotary plows, as well as other types of steam equipment.
Collection donated by the Leslie Company, through John S. Leslie, President, 1968.
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