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Railroads -- Design and construction

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Records:

H. L. Marvin papers

Call Number: RH MS 447

H. (Hiram?) L. Marvin was a railroad engineer in the late 19th-early 20th centuries. The collection contains professional correspondence regarding railorad construction and some personal correspondence, as well as photographs of various bridges and railways in Kansas during the late 1800s and early part of the 1900s.

Dates: 1875 - 1920

Locomotive Finished Material Company of Atchison, Kansas collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH PH P2821

Eight black and white photographs of railroad crossings and a brochure from the Atchison, Kansas-based Locomotive Finished Material Company about "The Universal Permanent Highway Crossing."

Dates: approximately 1925

Transfer of patent from Barna T. Stowell

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH MS P156

Transfers patent for "excavating and ditching machine" from Barnas T. Stowell, Adams Co., Illinois, to Samuel Mallett & Co. for use in constructing railroads from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean.

Dates: August 17, 1863