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1915 M.C.R.R. Instruction Book

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Date Range From
September 1, 1915
Artifact Type
Book, instruction
Material
Paper, Hardcover
Storage Location
7-C-3
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Collection
Burns Collection
Artifact Type
Book, instruction
Description
Michigan Central Railroad Company "Instructions for the Lubrication and Care of Journal Boxes." The book has a dark brown cover with edge binding and is 18 pages.
Material
Paper, Hardcover
Condition Information
The book is in good condition, the edge of the binding shows some wear
Category
Communication
Sub-category
Documentary
Subject of Image
Michigan Central Railroad
Accession Number
2017.057.003
File Number
2017-57
Storage Range
Michigan Central Box
Storage Location
7-C-3
Date Range From
September 1, 1915
Width
100
Height
160
Units
mm
Item History
Originally belonged to Archie Burns, brakeman and conductor on the Pere Marquette Railway

Agreement between Michigan Central Railroad and the Brotherhood & Maintenance & Way Employees

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/museum37048
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Date Range From
December 1, 1940
Artifact Type
Booklet
Storage Location
7-C-3- MCCR Box
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Booklet
Description
"Agreement between Michigan Central Railroad (NYCRR Co. Lesses) and the Brotherhood & Maintenance & Way Employees" brown speckled cover with black lettering and triple line border with dark red spine tape.
Condition Information
Good condition; fabric tape spine, corners slightly worn, slightly warped
Category
Communication
Sub-category
Documentary
Subject of Image
Michigan Central Railroad
Accession Number
2017-45-32
File Number
2017-45
Storage Location
7-C-3- MCCR Box
Date Range From
December 1, 1940
Length
16.4 cm
Width
9.9 cm
Units
cm
Item History
Unknown

Agreement Between New York Central Railroad (Michigan Central) & Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express and Station Employees Booklet (1956)

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Booklet
Material
Paper
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Booklet
Description
Soft cover booklet titled "Agreement Between New York Central Railroad (Michigan Central) & Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express and Station Employees". The book has 69 pages and an effective date January 1, 1956.
Material
Paper
Condition Information
Good
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Subject of Image
Michigan Central Railroad
Accession Number
2012.14.66
Date Range
1956
Length
14.5
Width
10
Units
cm
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Agreement Between New York Central Railroad (Michigan Central District) and Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express and Station Employees Booklet (1956)

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Booklet
Material
Paper
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Booklet
Description
Soft cover booklet titled "Agreement Between New York Central Railroad (Michigan Central District) and Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express and Station Employees". The booklet has an effective date January 1, 1956. "Frank Layfield" is handwritten on inside cover.
Material
Paper
Condition Information
Good
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Subject of Image
Michigan Central Railroad
Accession Number
2012.14.67
Date Range
1956
Length
14.5
Width
10
Units
cm
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Agreement Between The Michigan Central Railroad Company and the Yard Masters (1938)

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Contract
Material
Paper
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Contract
Description
Green soft cover booklet titled "Agreement Between the Michigan Central Railroad Company and the Yard Masters". The booklet has 10 pages and an effective date Jan 1, 1938.
Material
Paper
Condition Information
Good
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Subject of Image
Michigan Central Railroad
Accession Number
2012.14.5
Date Range
1938
Length
14
Width
9
Units
cm
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Agreement Between The Michigan Central Railroad Company and the Yardmasters of North America Booklet

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Booklet
Material
Paper
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Booklet
Description
Grey soft cover booklet titled "Agreement Between The Michigan Central Railroad Company and the Yardmasters of North America". The booklet has 8 pages and an effective date April 1944.
Material
Paper
Condition Information
Good
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Subject of Image
Michigan Central Railroad
Accession Number
2012.14.8
Date Range
1944
Length
14
Width
9
Units
cm
Images

Agreement Between The New York Central Railroad - Boston & Albany, Buffalo, Michigan Central, C.C.C. & St L. and The American Railway Supervisors Association Inc. (1948)

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Contract
Material
Paper
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Contract
Description
Soft cover booklet titled "Agreement Between The New York Central Railroad - Boston & Albany, Buffalo, Michigan Central, C.C.C. & St. L and the American Railway Supervisors Association Inc. The booklet has 32 pages and an effective date Feb 1, 1948 with revisions to June 1950. Handwritten on front in pen is "A.C. Evans".
Material
Paper
Condition Information
Fair - pages are yellowed.
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Subject of Image
Michigan Central Railroad
Accession Number
2012.14.48
Date Range
1948
Length
15.5
Width
9
Units
cm
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Agreement between The New York Central Railroad Company and the Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen of America Book (1951)

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Book
Material
Paper
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Book
Description
Soft cover book titled "Agreement between the New York Central Railroad Company Line West of Buffalo Cleveland Union and Chicago and St Louis, Peoria and Michigan Central Railroad and the Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen of America". The book has 55 pages and an effective date March 1951. Name in pencil on inside cover is "D.R. Helmer Signalman".
Material
Paper
Condition Information
Good
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Subject of Image
Michigan Central Railroad
Accession Number
2012.18.8
Date Range
1951
Length
16
Width
10
Units
cm
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Agreement Between The New York Central Railroad Company - Boston & Albany, Grand Central Terminal, Michigan Central, New York Central - Buffalo and East and West of Buffalo - and The International Brotherhood of Firemen and Oilers (1952)

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Contract
Material
Paper
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Contract
Description
Soft cover booklet titled "Agreement between The New York Central Railroad Company - Boston & Albany, Grand Central Terminal, Michigan Central, New York Central, Buffalo and East and West of Buffalo and The International Brotherhood of Firemen and Oilers". The book has 50 pages and an effective date August 15, 1952. Handwritten name on cover "A.C. Evans".
Material
Paper
Condition Information
Good - pages have yellowed and some pen markings on pages.
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Subject of Image
Michigan Central Railroad
Accession Number
2012.14.49
Date Range
1952
Length
15
Width
9
Units
cm
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Agreement Between The New York Central Railroad Company - The Cleveland Union Terminals, Cincinnati, Chicago and St Louis, Peoria and Eastern Railway, The Michigan Central Railroad and The Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen of America (1951)

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/museum18962
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Contract
Material
Paper
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Contract
Description
Soft cover booklet titled "Agreement Between The New York Central Railroad Company - The Cleveland Union Terminals, Cincinnati, Chicago and St Louis, Peoria and Eastern Railway, The Michigan Central Railroad and The Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen of America". The booklet has 55 pages and an effective date March 1, 1951. The agreement includes rate of pay and hours of service. Pages have been added and addendum cut and pasted onto several pages.
Material
Paper
Condition Information
Fair
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Subject of Image
Michigan Central Railroad
Accession Number
2012.14.50
Date Range
1951
Length
16
Width
10
Units
cm
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ALCO 4-6-0 Specification Sheet

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Date Range From
1904
Artifact Type
Specification sheet
Material
Paper
Manufacturer
American Locomotive Company (ALCO)
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Specification sheet
Description Level
Item
Number of Artifacts
1
Description
American Locomotive Company, Schenectady Works Form 1007. Details the specifications of a 4-6-0 Ten-Wheeler Type 460-157. Drawing number 327, this locomotive was delivered to the Michigan Central Railroad March 1904
Material
Paper
Condition Information
fair
Category
Blue Prints, Artifact
Sub-category
Documentation
Subject of Image
Michigan Central Railroad
Accession Number
2020.234.001
Date Range From
1904
Width
19
Height
12
Units
in
Manufacturer
American Locomotive Company (ALCO)
Manufacturer City
Schenectady
Manufacturer Province
New York
Manufacturer Country
USA

Architectural Drawings

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Material
paper and wood
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Description Level
Item
Number of Artifacts
2
Description
Architectural drawing of a rail yard in Windsor ON (at least two)- rolled tightly on a wooden dowel
Material
paper and wood
Medium
Writing
Technique
Ronald J. McLeod
Condition Information
the edges are ripped- it was rolled very tightly with delicate folds
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Subject of Image
Michigan Central Railroad
Railroad
Accession Number
2014.009
Length
91 cm
Units
cm
Provenance
Formally owned by James Leroy Mcleod ( former employee of Michigan Central, NYC, Penn Central, Conrail and CN before retiring--
Item History
1927
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Documentary
Material
Paper
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Documentary
Description
"The Michigan Central Railroad co. Company Freight Expense Bill" Beige paper with green lettering . Filled out with type written black ink. Signed in Waterford, ON. By an A. Leslie
Material
Paper
Condition Information
Right side folded and dirty; hole punched; uv damage; 3 forms not attached
Category
Communication Artifacts
Sub-category
Communication
Subject of Image
Michigan Central Railroad
Railroad
Accession Number
2017.38.44.A-C
File Number
2017.38
Length
8 1/4
Width
5 1/2
Units
inches
Item History
Sept. 1, 1925
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Date Range From
May 1949
Artifact Type
Drawing Technical
Material
Paper
Manufacturer
Marsh & McLennan Incorporated
Storage Location
3M-1
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Drawing Technical
Description Level
Group
Number of Artifacts
1
Description
This is a blueprint of the passenger station, freight station, engine terminal, and shop area in St. Thomas. The blueprint has a map key at the bottom in the centre. The title reads, "Michigan Central Railroad, the New York Central Railroad Company - Lessee, Passenger station, Freight Station, Engine Terminal, and Shop Area, St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada." The scale is 1" = 100'.
Material
Paper
Condition Information
Poor
Category
Documentary Artifact
Sub-category
Visual Artifact
Subject of Image
Michigan Central Railroad
St. Thomas
Accession Number
2020.146.002
Storage Location
3M-1
Date Range From
May 1949
Length
107
Width
52
Units
cm
Origin City
St. Thomas
Origin Province
Ontario
Origin Country
Canada
Manufacturer
Marsh & McLennan Incorporated
Manufacturer City
New York
Manufacturer Province
New York
Manufacturer Country
U.S.A.
Notes
Blueprint has 3 folds. It s torn around the edges and has water damage.
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Date Range From
1913
Artifact Type
Blueprint
Material
Paper
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Blueprint
Description Level
Item
Number of Artifacts
1
Description
A copy of a blueprint for the St. Thomas - CASO sub locomotive shop foundation plan. Commissioned by Michigan Central Railroad Company.
Material
Paper
Condition Information
poor.
Category
Documentary Artifact
Sub-category
Visual Artifact
Subject of Image
Michigan Central Railroad
Accession Number
2020.214.001
Date Range From
1913
Length
79.5
Width
61
Units
cm
Origin City
St. Thomas
Origin Province
Ontario
Origin Country
Canada
Notes
Copy is not good quality (hard to read, fuzzy).
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Documentary
Material
Paper
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Documentary
Description
"Michigan Central Railroad Co. Rules Governing Issuance and use of Free transportation" Effective Jan 1. 1912" Yellow / beige stiff paper cover with black lettering. NYC logo on front
Material
Paper
Condition Information
Hole in top left corner; dirt stains
Category
Communication Artifacts
Sub-category
Communication
Subject of Image
Michigan Central Railroad
Railroad
Accession Number
2017.38.20
File Number
2017.38
Length
6 1/2
Width
4
Units
inches
Item History
1912
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Description
The Michigan central railroad co., rules for the government of the operating department, effective September 1st 1920, medium blue cover is gold lettering and red page edges
Condition Information
Good Condition, some spots of dirt and residue.
Category
Documentary
Sub-category
Communication
Subject of Image
Michigan Central Railroad
Accession Number
2017.005.006
Width
17
Height
10.5
Units
cm
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Description
The Michigan Central Railroad Co., Rules for the Government of the Operating Department, 1920
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Subject of Image
Michigan Central Railroad
Accession Number
010.044.001
Storage Range
reference shelves
Museum / Archive
North America Railway Hall of Fame
Artifact Type
Book, Instruction
Material
Paper and Leather
Storage Location
Reference Library
Museum / Archive
North America Railway Hall of Fame
Artifact Type
Book, Instruction
Description Level
Item
Number of Artifacts
1
Description
"Michigan Central Railroad, General Rules and Regulations for Handling Freight and Passenger Traffic", effective June 1, 1923, notation on the inside cover regarding lost articles on page 162; the Tilsonburg station stamp in on the inside cover
Material
Paper and Leather
Condition Information
good, with some wear on the spine at the front left
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Subject of Image
Michigan Central Railroad
Railroad
Accession Number
2012.12
Storage Range
Reference Shelf, Gentlemen's Waiting Room
Storage Location
Reference Library
Date Range
1923
Width
10.5
Height
17.5
Thickness
2.5
Units
cm
Municipal Origin
Tilsonburg, ON
Item History
belonged to A.M. Hare, Ticket Agent, Tilsonburg, Ontario
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Material
Paper
Manufacturer
Michigan Central Railway Company
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Description
Hardcover book with blue cover. "Michigan Central Railroad, Rules for the Government of the Operating Department Book September 1st, 1920"
Material
Paper
Category
Communication Objects
Sub-category
Documentary Objects
Subject of Image
Michigan Central Railroad
Accession Number
020.024.001
Date Range
1920
Length
6 3/4
Width
4 1/4
Units
in
Manufacturer
Michigan Central Railway Company
Municipal Origin
St. Thomas, Ontario
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