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Westinghouse Machine News magazine

1919 December
 Collection
Identifier: 1993-242

Abstract

The Westinghouse Machine Company manufactured gas and steam engines, turbines and mechanical stokers. This is one sixteen-page copy of the Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company magazine from the South Philadelphia plant.

Dates

  • 1919 December

Creator

Extent

1 item(s)

General Physcial Description

1 item (magazine) : b&w ; 11 x 8.5 in.

Historical Note

The Westinghouse Machine Company manufactured gas and steam engines, turbines and mechanical stokers. The company began in 1880, and the first contract to build a turbine dates to 1896. The Westinghouse Electric Corporation's Steam Division had plants located in Lester and Essington in eastern Pennsylvania, south of Philadelphia. On November 11, 1919, E. M. Herr, the President of the company, announced, "In future the Works of the Company located in the towns of Essington and Lester, Pa., will be known officially as the 'South Philadelphia Works.' Please instruct the members of your force accordingly." In 1945 the company's name was changed to Westinghouse Electric Corporation.

Scope and Content

This is one sixteen-page copy of the Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company magazine from the South Philadelphia plant.

Location

GL Box 1.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Related Material

Westinghouse Electric Corporation Steam Division photograph collection (accession 1969.170), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library.

Language of Materials

English


Additional Information

Additional Description

General Note

This is a single issue. Hagley Museum and Library does not have any other issues.

Related Names

Creator

Finding Aid & Administrative Information

Title:
Westinghouse Machine News magazine
Status:
Online
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