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David E. Guise Collection on Bridges

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Identifier: SC MS 0345
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Herman Haupt Civil War Military Transportation Photographs

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Identifier: SC Photo-0001
Overview This collection contains an incomplete series of photographs taken by Andrew J. Russell under the direction of Herman Haupt. These photographs capture different methods for the construction and deconstruction of bridges and other engineering projects implemented during the Civil War to aid military transportation. These photographs are described in detail by Haupt in the accompanying text volume. A series of images, many of which appear to be illustrations of scenes depicted in the photographs,...

King Iron Bridge Company Scrapbook, 1892

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Identifier: SC MS 0206
Overview This scrapbook is an interesting contrast of nineteenth century ephemera – albumen photographs and chromolithographic trade cards and calling/visiting cards. The photographs present the metal truss design of bridges built by the King Iron Bridge Company in various places in the 1880s. The trade cards promoting patent medicines and perfume and the calling cards display the beautiful art of the chromolithograph printing process. The scrapbook seems to represent a popular Victorian Era family...

Liscom Family Correspondence

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Identifier: SC MS 0171
Overview This collection is a single family’s involvement in the development of bridge building in 19th century America. The perspective is of a family of New England itinerant entrepreneur bridge builders. The types of bridges noted are specifically the truss and cantilever styles, illustrated with blueprints, drawings and photographs. The correspondence is between family members working for several bridge fabricating companies. The range of time primarily from the mid 1850s to 1905 shows the...

Photograph of Harlem Bridge over Harlem River at Fourth Avenue, New York, Circa 1867-1871

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Identifier: SC photo-0021
Overview John Reid, the acknowledged photographer of this picture, was in his lifetime known as a pioneer photographer of the “Iron Horse” (steam locomotives). He introduced the convention of taking the photographs “from a position just ahead of the smoke box” in the late 1850s. This angle is apparent in this photograph as the 4-4-0 steam locomotive positioned on the Harlem Bridge. The bridge is an example of a Post box-truss type developed by Simeon S. Post in 1863. Based on information printed on...

Robert Blum Olney Bridge Design Class Notebook

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Identifier: SC MS 0226
Overview This manuscript contains three bridge design class exercises indicating the instructional process to train engineering students. Specific step-by-step instruction in designing for various railroad bridge spans, building material specifications, structural loads and stresses to be considered as presented in the professor’s lecture. The complete process of calculating the design with comparisons of different conditions, as well as material available, costs incurred of every aspect of the...

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Battey, Edward 1
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C. I. Hood & Co. Lowell, Mass 1
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Cartwright, Ellen 1
Caryle, Minnie 1
Dillard, Sophia E. 1
Donovan, Mary A. 1
Dromgoold, Lizzie M 1
Dromgoole, Agnes J. 1
Dromgoole, Mary E. 1
E. W. Hoyt & Co. Lowell, Mass 1
Flowers, R. C. 1
G. E. Marsh & Company 1
Garcelon, H. S. 1
Gillooley, Dora M. 1
Glyillory, Dorra 1
H. S. Garcelon Iodine & Medicine Dayville, Conn. 1
Henry, Nellie A. 1
Herney, Annie 1
King Bridge Company Cleveland, Ohio 1
King Iron Bridge Company 1
King Iron Bridge and Manufacture Company 1
King, George E. 1
King, Harry W. 1
King, James A. 1
King, Norman C. 1
King, Zenas 1
Knapp & Company New York 1
Lee, Mabel 1
Lehigh University 1
Liscomb, Lemuel F., 1841-1916 1
Lynach, Rosie A. 1
Melia, Annie 1
Mellor, Emma 1
Merriman, Mansfield, 1848-1925 1
Moffett, Agnes L. 1
Moffett, Katie E. 1
Moffett, Willie A. 1
New York and New Haven Railroad Company 1
New-York and Harlem Rail Road Company 1
Norfolk and Western Railroad 1
Olney, Clarence Crosby (1843-1908) 1
Olney, Robert Blum LUCE 1891 (1870-1903) 1
Photo-Engraving Company, New York 1
Pinkham, Lydia E. 1
Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroad 1
Post, Simeon S., 1805-1872 1
Quinn, Maggie J. 1
Quinn, Mary 1
Quinn, Thersa J. 1
Quinn, Thomas F. 1
Reid, John, 1835-1911 1
Reylands, Mammie 1
Reynolds, Mary E 1
Robert Blum Olney (LU 1892) 1
Rogers Locomotive and Machine Works 1
Street, Georgie H. 1
Street, John 1
Street, Mary 1
Street, Mr. and Mrs. William 1
Street, Ralph 1
Street, Sarah 1
T. Kingford 1
The Watson Manufacturing Company Builders 1
Tripp, Fannie E. 1
Unknown 1
W. J. Austen & Co. Oswego, New York 1
Williams, Mary E. 1
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