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New York Central and Hudson River Railroad Company

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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Locomotive Coaling Stations, Link-Belt Co. booklet of cyanotype photographs

 Collection
Accession: 1982-301
Abstract:

The Link-Belt Company was founded by William Dana Ewart (1851-1908), who had invented the detachable link-belt in 1874. The flexible metal belt provided a superior system of power transmission and was first used widely in farm machinery. This item is a booklet of cyanotype photographs of locomotive coaling stations designed, erected, and equipped by the Link-Belt Engineering Company.

Dates: circa 1894

Reading Company records

 Collection
Accession: 1520
Abstract:

Chartered in 1871, Reading Company was the holding company for the system of railroads, canals and coal mines assembled by the predecessor Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Company between 1833 and 1896. The collection consists of the corporate records of the Reading Company (1871-1976), the Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Company (1833-1896), the Philadelphia & Reading Railway Company (1896-1923), and 159 predecessors and subsidiaries.

Dates: 1795-1979

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Advertisements 1
Anthracite coal industry 1
Bus lines 1
Canals 1
Coaling-stations 1