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 Post subject: Steam era fittings and parts catalogs
PostPosted: Wed Nov 06, 2019 8:26 pm 

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There are quite a few old company catalogs online and they are great "windows to the past." Here are a few.

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

Illinois Malleable Iron Co.

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


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 Post subject: Re: Steam era fittings and parts catalogs
PostPosted: Tue Nov 19, 2019 11:30 pm 

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And a few more.

Best, Fox and Co. 1894
https://archive.org/details/catalogueof ... m+whistles

Walworth 1905
https://archive.org/details/WalworthMfg ... m+whistles

Burnett Co. 1900
https://archive.org/details/BurnetCoSup ... hton+valve

Condensed catalog 1916
https://archive.org/details/CondCatOfMe ... hton+


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 Post subject: Re: Steam era fittings and parts catalogs
PostPosted: Wed Nov 20, 2019 11:27 pm 
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I have a catalog of Baker Valve Gear parts from the Pilliod Co. that was given to me by the president of the Swanton Welding & Machining Company. successor to Pilliod. A few images from the catalog are on my site, here:
https://www.railarchive.net/bakervalve/partscat.htm

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 Post subject: Re: Steam era fittings and parts catalogs
PostPosted: Thu Nov 21, 2019 12:19 am 

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rlsteam wrote:
I have a catalog of Baker Valve Gear parts from the Pilliod Co. that was given to me by the president of the Swanton Welding & Machining Company. successor to Pilliod. A few images from the catalog are on my site, here:
https://www.railarchive.net/bakervalve/partscat.htm




You have to love the graphics in these old catalogs.Stunning artwork.

Here are a couple of hand-books . One even has a section on handling shop injuries.

https://archive.org/details/worksmanage ... osby+valve

https://archive.org/details/modelengine ... osby+valve

https://archive.org/details/smithwinche ... hton+valve


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 Post subject: Re: Steam era fittings and parts catalogs
PostPosted: Thu Nov 21, 2019 7:30 am 

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THe Baker stuff is great! Any chance you could scan more of it?


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 Post subject: Re: Steam era fittings and parts catalogs
PostPosted: Thu Nov 21, 2019 9:26 am 
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I will take a look and see what might be of interest.

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 Post subject: Re: Steam era fittings and parts catalogs
PostPosted: Sun Dec 01, 2019 4:33 pm 

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Railway shop up to date 1907


https://archive.org/details/railwayshop ... pair+parts


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 Post subject: Re: Steam era fittings and parts catalogs
PostPosted: Tue Dec 03, 2019 12:49 pm 

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Here are a few more.

crawley & Johnson 1901
https://archive.org/details/illustrated ... m+whistles

Condensed catalog Mechanical Equipment 1916
https://archive.org/details/CondCatOfMe ... hton+valve

locomotive dictionary 1916
https://archive.org/details/locomotivedictio00amer


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 Post subject: Re: Steam era fittings and parts catalogs
PostPosted: Thu Dec 05, 2019 3:48 pm 

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This one's from England, 1887
Ashton & Green Ltd
https://archive.org/details/AshtonAndGr ... hton+valve


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 Post subject: Re: Steam era fittings and parts catalogs
PostPosted: Fri Dec 06, 2019 6:22 pm 

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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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PostPosted: Tue Dec 10, 2019 11:43 pm 

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Elements of railroad track construction 1866

https://archive.org/details/elementsofr ... ilroad+men

catechism of the locomotive 1874
https://archive.org/details/catechi...? ... locomotive

Appleby's illustrated handbook of machinery 1903
https://archive.org/details/Appleby...0 ... locomotive

Development of the locomotive engine 1907
https://archive.org/details/development ... ngineering


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 Post subject: Re: Steam era fittings and parts catalogs
PostPosted: Wed Dec 11, 2019 11:59 pm 

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Boilers and Radiators. 1919
by Gurney Heater Mfg. Co.
https://archive.org/details/GurneyHeate ... ety+valves

National boilers, radiators, and specialties: catalog no. 26 1920
by National Radiator Company
https://archive.org/details/NationalBoi ... ety+valves

1895 Illustrated Catalogue and Price List of the Lunkenheimer Company
by Lunkenheimer Co.
https://archive.org/details/Lunkenheime ... ety+valves

Safety-valves; their history, antecedents, invention and calculation 1892
by Le Van, William Barnet,
https://archive.org/details/safetyvalve ... ety+valves

The complete line. 1914
by United States Radiator Corporation
https://archive.org/details/UnitedState ... ety+valves

Illustrated catalogue A 1900
by Chandler pump co., Cedar Rapids, Ia. [from old catalog]
https://archive.org/details/illustrated ... ety+valves

Illustrated catalogue of English brothers 1884
by English brothers, Kansas City. [from old catalog]
https://archive.org/details/illustrated ... ety+valves


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 Post subject: Re: Steam era fittings and parts catalogs
PostPosted: Sat Dec 14, 2019 12:44 am 

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Consolidated pop safety valves : 1910
by Consolidated Safety Valve Co. New York
https://archive.org/details/consolidate ... ety+valves

Safety-valves 1875
by Richard Hooker Buel
https://archive.org/details/safetyvalve ... ety+valves

Steam Boilers And Equipment 1928
by C B Lindstorm
https://archive.org/details/in.ernet.dl ... ety+valves

Boilermakers Marine and Land 1906
by Traill, T. W.
https://archive.org/details/boilermaker ... ety+valves

An Historical and Descriptive Account of the Steam Engine: Comprising a General View of the ... 1822
by Charles Frederick Partington
https://archive.org/details/anhistorica ... ety+valves


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 Post subject: Re: Steam era fittings and parts catalogs
PostPosted: Sun Jan 05, 2020 10:37 pm 

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Steam-boilers; their theory and design 1905
Parsons, Harry de Berkeley,
https://archive.org/details/steamboiler ... am+boilers

Guide posts on the engineer's journey, ill. by numerous engravings and containing many useful tables 1889
by Tower, George Bates Nichols
https://archive.org/details/guidepostso ... am+boilers

Page boilers: catalogue no. 55 1929
byWM. H. Page Boiler Co.
https://archive.org/details/PageBoilers ... am+boilers

General catalog A: plumbing and heating goods of every description 1910
byWeil Bros.
https://archive.org/details/WeilBrosGen ... e+fittings


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 Post subject: Re: Steam era fittings and parts catalogs
PostPosted: Sun Jan 12, 2020 2:21 am 
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Acting on a suggestion above, I have scanned the entire Baker Valve Gear spare parts catalog as a PDF: https://www.railarchive.net/bakervalve/partscat.pdf

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