2 Newspaper clippings of a 1962 photograph of the Canadian National Steam Locomotive #6167 arriving in St. Thomas to be refuelled. Titled "Yesterday and Today", dated Wednesday, August 22, 2001 and Tuesday, June 12, 2001; from the St. Thomas Times Journal
2 colour photographs, the first one displaying CN steam engine 6060 on the Wabash trestle in St. Thomas, Ontario above Athletic Park. The engine is pulling passenger and express cars, and a worker can be seen observing from the ground in the first photo. The second photo shows the engine moving over land with two of the crew visible, and industrial buildings in the background. The photos are developed. They are in a yellow file folder with 'Prints=(6080 on Wabash bridge' written on it in black pen.
The photos are in excellent condition. They are clear and vibrant, and the edges remain untarnished.
Hard cover book titled "4-10-2 Three Barrels of Steam: A Complete Collector's File of the Only Three-Cylinder 4-10-2 Steam Locomotives Built for Service in the U.S.A." by James E. Boynton. Published by Glenwood Publishers, the book has 164 pages.
Black binder with title on spine "Classroom Training Manua - 4-Wheel Trucks for Freight Car trucks,
Contains many drawings with extensive Introduction and discussion on history of freight car trucks back to 1831 and up to 1956
Large blueprint with 5" standard figures taking up nearly the entire blueprint. The numbers are white outlines. Numbers 1 - 2- 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 0 (9 is neglected). Numbers 1-6 are on the top row and 7-9 and 0 are on the bottom row. Towards the bottom right there is a note regarding spacing the figures. Underneath the note, in the bottom right corner there is a box containing more information such as the cars the letters are to be used for, the date and location of printing. Everything is inside a thin white border.
5" standard letters for Pere Marquette RY Co. There are two rows, top row is B - C - F - V - X. The second row is J - W - Y - S. All letters are white outlines. In the top right corner there is a box that has more details, labeled "descriptions". In the bottom right corner are more details such as the date of printing, title and group number as well as some signatures.
5" standard letters for Pere Marquette Ry. The letter are P - E - T - A - R - Q - M - U. There are three rows. The top row is P - E - T, the second row is A - R - Q, the third row is M - U. The letters are white outlines. Entire drawing has a white border. Note towards bottom saying which drawings it supersedes. Bottom right corner has a box containing more information such as date and location of printing, and signatures.
Lettering blueprint for Pere Marquette RY Co. Letters are five inch (standard). They are D - I - N - L - G - O - H- K. The top row of letters is D - I - N - L and the bottom row is G - O - H - K. All letters are white outlines and are the same style/font. There is a note to the right of the letters regarding the drawing cards that the print supersedes. Directly below the note, in the bottom right corner is a box containing added information such as the date and location of printing, the cars the letters are to be painted on and signatures authorizing. In the top right corner is a small table labeled "Description" containing more details and instructions.
5" standard letters lettering blueprint for Pere Marquette RY Co. The letters are B - C - F - V - X - J - W - Y - Z - S. They are all white outlines. In the top corner there is a table titled "description". Towards the bottom right is a note regarding the drawing superseding others. In the bottom right corner is a box that contains more information such as the date and location of printing.
Drawing has two rows of 7" letters. Top row has letters A - B - E - F. The second row has G - I - L - M. They are all white outlines and same style/font. In the top right corner of the drawig there is added information such as the date, drawing number, and class and series of car the letters are intended for. Drawing number is 152-8-357. In the bottom right corner is a box marked with "Pere Marquette Mechanical Division". Box has diagonal lines slashed through it.
Lettering blueprint for Pere Marquette RY Co. Drawing has two rows of letters. Top row has letters N - O - P - Q. Second row is directly below and has letters R - T - U - V. All letters are 7", white outlines. In the top right corner there is added information such as the date, drawing number and class and series of cars the letters are to be placed on. Drawing number is 152-8-356. In the bottom right corner there is a box that looks to have been unintentionally cut off. It has diagonal slashes through it.
Various black and white photographs of different locomotives from either New York Central, Canadian National, and Toronto Hamilton & Buffalo Railway. There are 8 photo's in the package. The engines displayed are: NYC 1115, CN 40, CN 2499, an unknown NYC engine on Talbot Street, St. Thomas, NYC 2046, NYC 7508, TH&B 103, and TH&B 502. Most are prints, but the photo with the NYC engine on Talbot Street is developed. They are inside a yellow envelope labelled 'Old Photos, Cliff'.
Photo Paper, Paper, Cardstock
The photos are in fair condition. Most are dirtied and have tape residue on them. Some are torn/ripped.
a) Typed letter from Penn Central Company Detroit August 8, 1968. Shows 6 print updates for supervisors and assistant supervisors of track. b)Dwg#70003-A Penn Central Standard Railway Stone Ballast, july, 1968 shows 4 profiles. c)Dwg#71010-c Penn Central Standard 140 1b R.E Rails - June 1968 show front and side. d)Dwg#71160-c Penn Central Standard 140 R.E, F-1 joint Bar June, 1968. Shows front and side. e)Dwg#72011-A Penn Central Standard Tie Plates for 119 1b. Rail june, 1968 show side - top. f)Dwg#72022-M Penn Central Standard Tie Plate for 140 1b R.E Rail July 1968 shows side - top. g)Dwg#73166-B Penn Central Standard 16 feet 6 inches straight split switch insulated for 1191b Rail July 1968
Lettering blueprint for Pere Marquette RY Co. The letters in the print are C - D - H - K - J - W - X - Y - Z. There are two rows of letters. The top row is C - D - H - K - J and the bottom row is W - X - Y - Z. The letters do not have dimensions written on them. They are just white outlines. In the top right hand corner is a box with added information inside such as drawing number and title. The drawing number is 152-10-352. In the bottom right corner is another box with text, but it has diagonal slashes through it.
Letter blueprint for 9" Pere Marquette RY letters. Top row is L - M - N, second row is O - P - R. The letters are white outlines. Drawing number is 152-9-358. There is a box in the top right corner that includes more details, and specifications such as the date, location of printing, drawing number and class and series of cars the letters are intended for. Bottom right corner has another box containing information, but this one has diagonal slashes through. Everything is inside a white line border.