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Blair Birdsall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0175
Abstract

This collection contains the technical and professional documents of consulting engineer Blair Birdsall. Most of the collection are documents pertaining to the multitude of bridges he worked on, including the Golden Gate, Chesapeake Bay, and Brooklyn Bridges, as a consulting engineer or as a design engineer. The collection spans from 1900 to 2002 covering his entire career and also early Steinman Boynton Gronquist & Birdsall and John A. Roebling Sons Engineering companies.

Dates: Inclusive Dates

Lehigh Valley Railroad Documents

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0159
Abstract

Reflected in this collection is the bureaucracy of the Lehigh Valley Railroad Company from a train conductor’s view. The collection contains bulletins, supplements to bulletins, correspondence about operation of trains, train fares, schedules of train stations, time tables, conductor’s documentation of passengers’ destinations, tickets issued and material especially about the Black Diamond Express – the LVRR’s most famous train.

Dates: 1870-1981; Majority of material found within 1909-1915

Willis Appleford Slater Papers, 1910-1937

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0100
Dates: Inclusive Dates

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Buffalo (N.Y.) 2
Civil engineers 2
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Albums 1
Alvsborg Bridge (Gothenburg, Sweden) 1
Ambassador International Bridge (Detroit, Michigan) 1
Angus L. Macdonald Bridge (Halifax - Dartmouth) 1
Arch Dams -- testing 1
Bidwell Bar Bridge (Oroville, California) 1
Blaw-Knox Pipe Line Bridge (Charleston, Tennessee) 1
Boulder Dam Bridge (AZ) [Mike O'Callaghan–Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge] 1
Bridges 1
Bronx-Whitestone Bridge (New York, N.Y.) 1
Brooklyn Bridge (New York, N.Y.) 1
Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel (NY) [Hugh L. Carey Tunnel] 1
Bucksport Suspension Bridge (Bucksport, Maine) [Waldo-Hancock Bridge?] 1
Cantilever bridges 1
Cement -- testing 1
Chains 1
Chesapeake Bay Bridge (Maryland) 1
Chester Bridge (Chester, Illinois) 1
Chicago (Ill.) 1
Civil engineering 1
Columns 1
Composite materials -- Testing 1
Concrete 1
Concrete slabs -- Design and Construction 1
Concrete slabs -- testing 1
Covington-Cincinnati Bridge (Cincinnati, Ohio) [John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge] 1
Daule River Bridge (Guayaquil, Ecuador) [National Unity Bridge] 1
Deer Isle Bridge (Me.) 1
Delaware Memorial Bridge (New Castle, Delaware) 1
Delaware River Bridge (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Detroit (Mich.) 1
Dodge Street (Lincoln Highway) Bridge (Omaha, NE) 1
East Boston Bridge 1
East Fredericktown Vesta Coal Preparation Plant 1
Florianopolis Bridge (Hercilio Luz Bridge, Brazil) 1
Forth Road Bridge (Scotland) 1
Frames 1
Fremont Bridge (Seattle, Wash.) 1
Friction 1
Garden State Parkway (New Jersey) 1
George Washington Bridge (New York, N.Y.) 1
Glen Canyon Dam (Ariz.) 1
Golden Gate Bridge (San Francisco, Calif.) 1
Grand Mère Suspension Bridge (Quebec, Canada) 1
Harrisburg (Pa.) 1
Hartford Bridge. 1
Henry Hudson Bridge (New York, N.Y.) 1
Hutsonville Bridge (Hutsonville, Illinois) 1
Jersey City (N.J.) 1
Karnali Bridge (Nepal) 1
Mackinac Bridge (Mich.) 1
Maldonado Bridge (Uruguay) 1
Martin-Pena Canal (Puerto Rico) 1
Materials--Testing 1
Mauch Chunk (Pa.) 1
Mount Hope Bridge (Bristol, Rhode Island) 1
Muncy (Pa.) 1
New York State Thruway (New York) 1
Niagara Falls (N.Y.) 1
Niagara River Bridge 1
North Tonawanda (New York) 1
Packerton (Pa.) 1
Panama Bridge (Panama) [Centennial Bridge?] 1
Park Avenue Viaduct (New York, N.Y.) 1
Philadelphia (Pa.) 1
Plates (Engineering) 1
Railroad Conductors 1
Railroad bridges 1
Railroads - Employees 1
Railroads – Pennsylvania – History 1
Raven Rim (Pa.) 1
Roebling's Delaware Aqueduct/Bridge (Lackawaxen, Pennsylvania) 1
Sciotoville Railroad Bridge (Sciotoville, Ohio) 1
Severn Bridge (England : Railroad bridge) 1
St. John’s Bridge (Portland, Oregon) 1
St. Louis (Mo.) 1
Stability 1
Steel 1
Stevenson Creek Dam, Santa Clara County, California 1
Storebaelt Bridge (Denmark) 1
Stresses and strains 1
Suspension bridges 1
Tacoma Narrows Bridge (Tacoma, Wash. : 1940) 1
Thousand Islands Bridge (N.Y. and Ont.) 1
Torsion 1
Towers 1
Trusses 1
Verona Island Bridge (ME) [Penobscot Narrows Bridge] 1
Walt Whitman Bridge (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) 1
Welds 1
Wilkes Barre (Pa.) 1
Williamsburg Bridge (New York, N.Y.) 1
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American Locomotive Company 1
Baldwin Locomotive Works 1
Black Diamond Express 1
Fritz Engineering Laboratory 1
Lehigh University. Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering 1