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Railroads

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Allen H. Tweddle collection of railroadiana

 Collection
Accession: 2639
Abstract:

A collection amassed by a retired conductor successively employed by the Pennsylvania Railroad, Penn Central, Conrail and Amtrak. It consists partly of company publications and documents collected on the job, and partly of advertisements, timetables, brochures, maps and other railroadiana from many different companies bought from dealers and other collectors. It is particularly useful for the Amtrak manuals relating to things like consumer satisfaction, employee health and safety and equipment maintenance.

Dates: 1878-2011

Amtrak Train calendar

 Collection
Accession: 2013-214
Abstract:

The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, Amtrak, is a passenger rail service in the United States. This item is a standard twelve-month calendar, with an image on the top portion of each month featuring an Amtrak train.

Dates: 1994

C.P. Wahmann collection of railroad records

 Collection
Accession: 2482
Abstract:

Records collected by Christopher P. Wahmann during his career as a manager in the Operating Department of Amtrak between the mid-1970s and mid-1990s, including Amtrak documents and those of other railroads and commuter agencies over which Amtrak operates or that operate trains over Amtrak's lines.

Dates: 1952-1994; Majority of material found within 1982-1994

Edward H. Weber collection of railroad timetables

 Collection
Accession: 2573
Abstract:

The major portion of a collection of railroad public and employee timetables amassed by railroad enthusiast and historian Edward H. Weber (1934-), best known for his systematic photography of railroad stations and structures. Although the oldest date from the nineteenth century, most cover the period of decline and restructuring of North American passenger service that began in the Depression and accelerated in the years after World War II.

Dates: 1856-2009; Majority of material found within 1930-1976

Jonathan H. Klein papers

 Collection
Accession: 2546
Abstract:

Jonathan H. Klein (1949-) spent his professional career as a specialist in passenger railroad and rail transit equipment economics. The papers consist of a small sample of reports and memoranda written or collected by Klein in his role as a manager in charge of rail passenger equipment procurement, performance and maintenance. The agencies represented are SEPTA, Chicago Transit Authority, BART, LAMTA and Amtrak.

Dates: 1980-2006