Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Caspar Wistar Haines, Lehigh 1874 Manuscript of “Curvas de Ferro Carril”
Identifier: SC MS 0016
The manuscript, in Spanish, of a small book entitled “Curvas de Ferro Carril” (“Railroad Curves”) written by Mr. Haines between 1883 and 1899 while he was working in Mexico. The book was never published. Included is some correspondence from Mr. H. H. Filley about the tables to be used in the book.
Documents Related to the Pennsylvania Railroad
Identifier: MS 0232
Abstract The collection displays an interesting view into various aspects of railroad engineering around the turn of the Twentieth Century through to the mid-century of the Pennsylvania Railroad. One of the most interesting items is a photograph of the 1910 ice gorge of the Susquehanna River at Port Deposit, Maryland with railroad men hand digging the railroad tracks out of 22 feet of ice. The various railroad interconnections and subdivisions are amply illustrated in the material presenting a...
Dates: 1834 - 1985
Harry John McNally Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0377
Harry John McNally's personal and professional documents mostly related to Madison Square Garden & Penn Station
Dates: 1935 - 1989
Photo Album of Bridges by G. W. Philips
Collection — Volume PHOTO0018.01
Identifier: SC Photo-0018
Abstract The album contains a collection of photographs of six Pennsylvania bridges and several railroad works possibly inspected by G. W. Philips in a period from 1900 to 1930. Perhaps the most well-known Pennsylvania bridge is the multi concrete arch Hyner Bridge over the Susquehanna River near Renovo, Pennsylvania. The Hell Gate Bridge over the East River in New York City is an anomaly among the construction photographs in the album as the only New York bridge. The album is an interesting...
Dates: 1900-1930; Majority of material found within 1900-1930
Samuel Harrison Tilghman, Lehigh Class of 1907, Bridge Design Portfolio
Identifier: SC MS0179
Abstract This document is a collection of class assignments in bridge design and topographic drawing offered at the turn of the twentieth century in Lehigh University’s civil engineering curricula. The assignment included making drawings for a truss bridge design proposed for crossing the Monocacy Creek, plotting a plan for a proposed trolley line in Delaware County, the surveying calculations for a railroad on South Mountain, a survey of Lehigh’s campus at the time, a plot of land in Saucon Valley,...
Dates: 1904 - 1907