Vintage steam era parts and fittings catalogs

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Vintage steam era parts and fittings catalogs

Unread postby Rick A » Wed Nov 06, 2019 8:10 pm

I'm always coming across old steam parts and fitting catalogs in my online research of Ashton Valve. I find them fascinating. Maybe you will too.


Crane Co. 1917
https://archive.org/details/valvesfitti ... m+whistles

Illinois Malleable Iron Co. 1916
https://archive.org/details/valvesfitti ... m+whistles
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Re: Vintage steam era parts and fittings catalogs

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Re: Vintage steam era parts and fittings catalogs

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Re: Vintage steam era parts and fittings catalogs

Unread postby Rick A » Sun Dec 01, 2019 3:44 pm

here's one that offers advice in running your Railway shop.

https://archive.org/details/railwayshop ... pair+parts
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Re: Vintage steam era parts and fittings catalogs

Unread postby Rick A » Thu Dec 05, 2019 3:02 pm

And one from England!

Ashton & Green, Limited: Slate, Tile, Brick, Cement, Marble, and Iron Manufacturers and Merchants 1887


https://archive.org/details/AshtonAndGr ... hton+valve
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Re: Vintage steam era parts and fittings catalogs

Unread postby Rick A » Thu Dec 05, 2019 3:12 pm

Must be true, he's an "expert witness in legal cases"!

Mechanical heating and ventilation, an exhaustive analysis of all systems 1895



https://archive.org/details/mechanicalh ... on+journal
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Re: Vintage steam era parts and fittings catalogs

Unread postby Rick A » Thu Dec 05, 2019 3:16 pm

The Westinghouse automatic and straight air-brake combined E. T. equipment and machinery. Questions and answers with their defects and remedies ..






https://archive.org/details/westinghous ... ure+gauges
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Re: Vintage steam era parts and fittings catalogs

Unread postby Rick A » Fri Dec 06, 2019 5:36 pm

archive.org is a goldmine of research material.

Carlisle joint station, and approaches from north, south, east, & west, including Saint Nicholas level crossing and Crown street junction : instructions to signalmen, drivers, guards, breaksmen, & others 1865
https://archive.org/details/carlislejoi ... m+whistles


Practical points, a handbook for... engineers
by Farnum, John S. [from old catalog] 1903

https://archive.org/details/practicalpo ... m+whistles


Price-list of plumbers' brass work, copper, iron, and earthen ware, and plumbing materials manufactured by Hayden, Gere & Co. : for sale by Dalton & Ingersoll, no. 19 Union St., Boston.
by Dalton-Ingersoll Company 1866

https://archive.org/details/pricelistof ... m+whistles

Catalogue "B", pumps and hydraulic machinery for every service ..
by Goulds Manufacturing Co 1900

https://archive.org/details/cataloguebp ... m+whistles
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