Skip header and navigation

Revise Search

1 records – page 1 of 1.

Michigan Central Railroad / New York Central Railroad Technical Drawings

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives163183
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
technical drawings
Date Range
1917-1941
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B5 F12
M22 (oversized)
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S6 Sh3 B5 F12
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B5 F12
M22 (oversized)
GMD
technical drawings
Date Range
1917-1941
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
34 technical drawings
Scope and Content
File contains technical drawings and sketches of buildings, bridges, tools and equipment used by the Michigan Central Railroad / New York Central Railroad. Includes the following items, arranged chronologically:
-Diagram showing tie plate lifter, n.d.
-Two diagrams showing standard transition curve, one for special cases and the second for a cubic parabola, n.d.
-Sketch drawn on Oil Springs Oil & Gas Co. Ltd. letterhead, showing the gas main on Main Street in an unidentifed town, circa 1910
-Diagram showing angle bar clamp for 105 pound rail, October 19, 1917
-Hand-drawn sketch of MCRR property near Ross and Balaclava Streets, circa 1920
-Sketch of short tie for Detroit River Tunnel, to be furnished according to New York Central Lines specifications for Yellow Pine, dated August 30, 1923
-Diagram showing a removable whistle post, May 21, 1928
-Plan showing standard set-off for hand and motor cars, March 31, 1930
-Diagram showing minimum clearance for signals, May 20, 1930
-Diagram showing standard rail tongs, August 24, 1931
-Diagram showing standard switch stand connecting rods, October 3, 1933
-Diagram showing standard track gauge, October 3, 1933
-Drawing showing proposed toeless splice bar for 127 pound dudley rail, September 20, 1935
-Photocopy of a diagram for a double shoulder tie plate for 127 pound rail, 6 1/4 inch base, to be used on the Michigan Central Railroad in Canada, last revised March 3, 1936
-Plan showing standard 112 pound rail, August 19, 1937
-Diagram showing standard toeless splice bar for 105 pound dudley rail, June 1, 1938
-Diagram showing standard renewal parts for continuous one-end insulated joint, March 7, 1939
-Diagram showing standard 127 pound rail for dudley section, November 27, 1942
-Diagram showing 36 inch joint bar for 127 pound dudley rail, March 31, 1943
-Plan showigng standard tool tray for motor cars and trailers, March 30, 1943; accompanied by correspondence, dated June 19, 1943, addressed to Mr. E. Cloutier from W.O. Houston.
-Plan showing standard Joint Bar for 11 pound R.E. Rail, July 6, 1948
-Plan showing 36 Inch Joint Bar for 127 pound dudley rail, July 6, 1948
-Sketch showing changes in Fire Alarm Call Boxes, December 21, 1948
-Diagram showing standard tie tongs, March 8, 1949
-Diagram showing standard timber tongs, March 8, 1949
-Diagram showing standard deflecting rail for split point and block type derails, October 10, 1949
-Hand-drawn sketch of the St. Thomas Power House Chimney, October 26, 1951
-Diagram showing a wheel chain used for protection against engines moving when not in use, July 21, 1952
-Diagram showing maximum loading for the Detroit River Tunnel, last revised November 23, 1954
Oversized items:
-M22 32: Schematic of steam engine, n.d.
-M22 33: Plan showing method of fastening switch locks so that lever can be locked only when switch is in position for main track, June 1913
-M22 34: Sketch showing clearances at first three overhead bridges east of St. Thomas, Ontario, October 31, 1927
-M22 35: Diagram showing standard track tank tie for 127 pound rail, May 20, 1929
-M22 36: Diagram showing standard adzing, boring and marking ties for 105 and 127 pound dudley rail, February 9, 1932
-M22 37: Diagram showing a solid Mang. Flange Frog #8, August 13, 1938
-M22 38: Diagram showing special #127 running rails for drawbridges, September 26, 1938
-M22 39: Diagram showing a swtich point lock for a column switch stand, August 1, 1941
-M22-47: Diagram of a Standard A.A.R. Steel Box Car
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
Subject Access
Railways