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Erie City Iron Works technical illustrations

circa 1912-1924
 Collection
Accession: 1973-419

Abstract

The Erie City Iron Works in Erie, Pennsylvania, was a major manufacturer of boilers, stationary and portable engines, and machinery for sawmills and steam riveting. The collection consists of technical diagrams of engines.

Dates

  • circa 1912-1924

Creator

Extent

7 item(s)

General Physical Description

7 items.

Historical Note

The Erie City Iron Works in Erie, Pennsylvania, was a major manufacturer of boilers, stationary and portable engines, and machinery for sawmills and steam riveting. It also manufactured railroad freight and passenger cars. By 1880 it was one of the largest manufacturers of boilers and engines in the United States.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of technical diagrams of engines. These include a repair list of Tangye engine parts; a center crank high speed engine repair list; a repair list for "D" engine parts; an enclosed four-valve engine repair list; a repair sheet for Lentz valve gear and adjustable cut off; and a repair sheet for Lentz valve-gear, governor and hand speed adjustment.

Location

DF Box 7.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Related Material

Erie City Iron Works photograph (Accession 1975.331), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Dept., Hagley Museum and Library.

Language of Materials

English


Additional Information

Related Names

Creator

Finding Aid & Administrative Information

Title:
Erie City Iron Works technical illustrations
Status:
Date:
2014
Description rules:
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description:
English
Script of description:
Latin

Repository Details

Repository Details

Part of the Audiovisual Collections Repository

Contact:
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Wilmington Delaware 19807 USA
302-658-2400