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Railroads

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

American Car and Foundry Company, Jackson and Sharp Company miscellany

 Collection
Accession: 0275
Abstract:

American Car and Foundry Company is a manufacturer of railroad rolling stock and railcar parts, founded in 1899. In 1901, the company began leasing the facilities of a railroad rolling stock and shipbuilding manufacturer, the Jackson and Sharp Company. The records include photocopies of a history of the Wilmington plant, incorporation papers, and deeds.

Dates: 1909-1946

Jackson and Sharp Company blueprints

 Collection
Accession: 1939
Abstract:

The Jackson and Sharp Company, a manufacturer of railroad passenger cars, was incorporated in Delaware on February 24, 1869, as the successor to the partnership of Jackson & Sharp. This collection consists of blueprint floor plans for eleven cars built between 1901 and 1905, primarily for narrow-gauge lines in Maine.

Dates: 1901-1905

Jackson and Sharp Company drawings and blueprints

 Collection
Accession: 1030
Abstract:

The Jackson and Sharp Company, a manufacturer of railroad passenger cars, was incorporated in Delaware on February 24, 1869, as the successor to the partnership of Jackson & Sharp. The drawings comprise materials salvaged from the plant. Most are detail drawings of brake rigging or of parts such as couplers, locks, ventilators, and plumbing fixtures. The projects include standard and narrow-gauge railroad cars and streetcars for both foreign and domestic customers. The materials date from 1895 to 1930.

Dates: 1895-1930