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[Trade catalogs from J. S. Schofield's Sons Co.]

Company Name:
J. S. Schofield's Sons Co.  Search this
Notes content:
Schofield Cornish "Waterback" boiler on wheels ; vertical boilers ; combined pump and boiler
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
4 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Macon, Georgia, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Furnaces and boilers  Search this
Pumping machinery and air compressors  Search this
Topic:
Air-compressors  Search this
Boilers  Search this
Furnaces  Search this
Pumping machinery industry  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_44925
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_44925

[Trade catalogs from Volvo Flygmotor AB]

Company Name:
Volvo Flygmotor AB  Search this
Related companies:
Volvo Group ; AB Volvo  Search this
Notes content:
hydraulic pump
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Trollhattan, Sweden
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Pumping machinery and air compressors  Search this
Topic:
Air-compressors  Search this
Pumping machinery industry  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_27006
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_27006

[Trade catalogs from Kingsford Foundry & Machine Works]

Variant company name:
New York, NY  Search this
Company Name:
Kingsford Foundry & Machine Works  Search this
Notes content:
Centrifugal pumps ; turbine pumps ; boilers ; water tube boilers
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
28 pieces; 2 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Oswego, New York, United States
Date range:
1800s-1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Furnaces and boilers  Search this
Pumping machinery and air compressors  Search this
Topic:
Air-compressors  Search this
Boilers  Search this
Furnaces  Search this
Pumping machinery industry  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_23824
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_23824

[Trade catalogs from Texas Co.]

Company Name:
Texas Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Texaco ; Texaco Inc. ; Texaco Experiment Inc. (Richmond, VA) ; Texaco Canada Ltd. ; Texaco Refining and Marketing Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
One piece OVERSIZE ; Petroleum products ; road surfacing materials ; marine products ; hydraulic machinery ; farm implement lubrication ; Capella HFC synthetic refrigeration lubricant ; lubrication for passenger elevators and escalators
Includes:
Trade catalog, samples and histories
Black and white images
Color images
Types of samples:
Borofil Boron Filament
Physical description:
222 pieces; 5 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
New York, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Agricultural tools and machinery  Search this
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses)  Search this
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Farm equipment and supplies (including dairy and poultry equipment)  Search this
Fuel (includes oil; petroleum; gas; coal; etc.)  Search this
Heating; ventilation and air conditioning  Search this
Pumping machinery and air compressors  Search this
Road building machinery and equipment  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
Agricultural implements  Search this
Agricultural machinery  Search this
Air conditioning  Search this
Air-compressors  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Automobiles  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Coal  Search this
Dairying  Search this
Farm equipment  Search this
Fuel  Search this
Heating  Search this
Heating and ventilation industry  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Motor vehicles  Search this
Petroleum  Search this
Pumping machinery industry  Search this
Road machinery  Search this
Roads -- Design and construction  Search this
Ships  Search this
Ventilation  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_25064
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_25064

[Trade catalogs from Foster Wheeler Corp.]

Company Name:
Foster Wheeler Corp.  Search this
Notes content:
Air heaters ; boilers ; steam generators ; centrifugal pumps ; cooling towers ; water sealed ash dischargers ; economizers ; pasteurizers ; water cooled furnaces ; heat exchangers ; heaters and evaporators ; steam jet air pumps ; marine steam generators ; heat exchangers ; pulverized fuel equipment ; accumulators ; refinery equipment ; superheaters ; milk coolers ; expanded tube condensers ; reverse flow condensers ; waste heat boilers and water heaters ; vacuum refigeration systems ; expansion joints ; fusion welding ; petroleum processing ; dowtherm processing ; fatty acid distillation units. "Heat engineering," newsletter, misc. copies, 1927-1957. Technical articles.
Includes:
Trade catalog, manual and histories
Black and white images
Physical description:
115 pieces; 3 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
New York, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Foods and beverage products and processing equipment (including brewing; distilleries; beer; wine; etc.)  Search this
Fuel (includes oil; petroleum; gas; coal; etc.)  Search this
Furnaces and boilers  Search this
Heating; ventilation and air conditioning  Search this
Machine tools and metalworking equipment  Search this
Mining machinery; equipment and supplies  Search this
Pumping machinery and air compressors  Search this
Refinery equipment  Search this
Refrigeration and ice-making equipment  Search this
Waste Management (including water treatment; recycling; refuse collection; industrial waste; etc.)  Search this
Topic:
"Recycling (Waste, etc.)"  Search this
Air conditioning  Search this
Air-compressors  Search this
Beverage industry  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Boilers  Search this
Coal  Search this
Distilleries  Search this
Food industry and trade  Search this
Fuel  Search this
Furnaces  Search this
Heating  Search this
Heating and ventilation industry  Search this
Ice -- Manufacture  Search this
Machine-tools  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Metal-working machinery  Search this
Mining machinery industry  Search this
Oil field equipment and supplies industry  Search this
Petroleum  Search this
Petroleum industry and trade  Search this
Pumping machinery industry  Search this
Refrigeration and refrigerating machinery  Search this
Refuse and refuse disposal  Search this
Refuse disposal industry  Search this
Ships  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_15804
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_15804

[Trade catalogs from R. D. Wood & Co.]

Company Name:
R. D. Wood & Co.  Search this
Related companies:
R.D. Wood Co. ; R. D. Wood & Co ; Florence Pipe Foundry & Machine Co. (Florence, NJ)  Search this
Notes content:
Two records OVERSIZE ; "St. Louis Exposition Edition: Gas For Power and Fuel" ; "Mathews" hydrants ; hydraulic tools and machinery ; turbines ; fire hydrants ; "Reduced" fittings ; suction gas power plants ; "Sand Spun" pipe ; gas producers ; producer gas power plants ; centrifugal pumps ; rolled steel steam plates ; hydraulic valves ; "Mond" gas ; hydraulic machine tools ; cranes ; "Taylor" gas producers ; hydraulic presses ; platen presses ; "Ovalseal" mechanical joints for sandspun cast iron pipe ; other equipment...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Physical description:
110 pieces; 3 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Date range:
1900s-2000s
Topic (Romaine term):
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Construction and earth-moving machinery  Search this
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Fairs and exhibitions  Search this
Firefighting and fire engines  Search this
Fuel (includes oil; petroleum; gas; coal; etc.)  Search this
Machine tools and metalworking equipment  Search this
Plumbing supplies and fixtures  Search this
Pumping machinery and air compressors  Search this
Waste Management (including water treatment; recycling; refuse collection; industrial waste; etc.)  Search this
Water wheels; water motors and waterpower equipment  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
"Recycling (Waste, etc.)"  Search this
Air-compressors  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Coal  Search this
Construction equipment  Search this
Earthmoving machinery  Search this
Engines  Search this
Fairs  Search this
Fire fighting equipment industry  Search this
Fuel  Search this
Hydraulic engineering  Search this
Hydraulic machinery  Search this
Machine-tools  Search this
Metal-working machinery  Search this
Motors  Search this
Petroleum  Search this
Plumbing equipment industry  Search this
Plumbing fixtures  Search this
Pumping machinery industry  Search this
Refuse and refuse disposal  Search this
Refuse disposal industry  Search this
Trade shows  Search this
Water -- Purification  Search this
Water-power  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_9566
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_9566

Earthenware Lamp "Diwat"

Collector:
Dr. Donald M. Godden  Search this
Charles F. Walton  Search this
Owen S. Rye  Search this
Donor Name:
Dr. Donald M. Godden  Search this
Diameter - Object:
13.8 cm
Height - Object:
41 cm
Culture:
Pushtu  Search this
Object Type:
Lamp
Place:
Khwasa Khela, Swat, North-West Frontier Province (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), Pakistan, Asia
Collection Date:
1971
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
361234
USNM Number:
E417335-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8448972
Additional Online Media:

air compressor model

Measurements:
overall - from catalog card: 4 1/2 in x 12 1/2 in x 8 1/2 in; 11.43 cm x 31.75 cm x 21.59 cm
overall: 4 in x 12 1/2 in x 10 in; 10.16 cm x 31.75 cm x 25.4 cm
Object Name:
Air Compressor
air compressor model
Date made:
19th century
ID Number:
MC.325630
Catalog number:
325630
Accession number:
249602
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_847606

Pickering Ball Governor

Measurements:
overall-from catalog card: 30 in x 10 in; 76.2 cm x 25.4 cm
overall: 27 3/4 in x 13 in x 6 1/4 in; 70.485 cm x 33.02 cm x 15.875 cm
Object Name:
governor, steam engine
Place made:
United States: Connecticut
Date made:
1931
Related Publication:
Frank A. Taylor. Catalog of the Mechanical Collections of the Division of Engineering United States National Museum, Bulletin 173
Credit Line:
Gift of The Pickering Governor Company, Portland, Connecticut
ID Number:
MC.310290
Catalog number:
310290
Accession number:
115810
Serial number:
535755-B
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Bulletin 173
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_847474

Johnston Air Compressor, Patent Model

Inventor:
Johnston, William  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 3/8 in x 10 1/8 in x 9 in; 23.8125 cm x 25.7175 cm x 22.86 cm
Object Name:
engine, steam, model
patent model, compressor, air
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Associated place:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
1879
Patent date:
1879-11-04
Related Publication:
Frank A. Taylor. Catalog of the Mechanical Collections of the Division of Engineering United States National Museum, Bulletin 173
ID Number:
MC.308706
Catalog number:
308706
Accession number:
89797
Patent number:
221,318
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Bulletin 173
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_847607

air compressor

Measurements:
overall - from catalog card: 4 in x 5 1/2 in x 14 in; 10.16 cm x 13.97 cm x 35.56 cm
overall: 3 3/4 in x 13 3/4 in x 6 in; 9.525 cm x 34.925 cm x 15.24 cm
Object Name:
Air Compressor
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania
Date made:
1870
Credit Line:
Drexel Institute of Technology
ID Number:
ER.315797
Accession number:
220797
Catalog number:
315797
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1063781

Scrimshaw Sperm Whale’s Tooth

Physical Description:
scrimshaw (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 7 in x 2 1/2 in x 1 in; 17.78 cm x 6.35 cm x 2.54 cm
Object Name:
tooth, whale
scrimshaw tooth, whale
Credit Line:
Gift of Eleanor and Mabel (Marsh) Van Alstyne
ID Number:
DL.65.1135
Catalog number:
65.1135
Accession number:
256396
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Maritime
Cultures & Communities
Art
Transportation
Scrimshaw
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_309395
Additional Online Media:

Mining Journal

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
leather (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 3/4 in x 8 in x 1 5/16 in; 24.765 cm x 20.32 cm x 3.33375 cm
Object Name:
journal
mining journal
Date made:
1897
ID Number:
2016.0140.01
Catalog number:
2016.0140.01
Accession number:
2016.0140
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Mining
Work
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1807146
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Fusion Sulfur lamp air compressor

Object Name:
Light Fixture
luminaire
luminaire component
Credit Line:
from the United States Department of Energy, thru Lee R. Anderson
ID Number:
1996.0314.01C
Accession number:
1996.0314
Catalog number:
1996.0314.01C
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_994984

air compressor

Object Name:
Air Compressor
ID Number:
1995.0325.01
Catalog number:
1995.0325.01
95.0325.01
Accession number:
1995.0325
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1175601

Slide Chart, Quincy Compressor Selector

Maker:
Quincy Compressor Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .2 cm x 21.2 cm x 9.2 cm; 3/32 in x 8 11/32 in x 3 5/8 in
Object Name:
mathematical table
Place made:
United States: Illinois, Quincy
Date made:
ca 1941
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Manufacturing  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of I. Bernard Cohen
ID Number:
1988.3076.01
Catalog number:
1988.3076.01
Nonaccession number:
1988.3076
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Mathematical Charts and Tables
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1213748
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Double Acting Hydraulic Air Compressor, ca. 1908

Physical Description:
bronze (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 14 1/2 in x 12 in x 25 1/4 in; 36.83 cm x 30.48 cm x 64.135 cm
Object Name:
Compressor, Air
compressor, air, hydraulic
Date made:
ca 1908
Credit Line:
Gift of Jerome Klingfus
ID Number:
1985.0803.01
Accession number:
1985.0803
Catalog number:
1985.0803.01
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_849590

air compressor

Maker:
Central Scientific Company  Search this
Measurements:
average spatial: 27 cm x 24 cm x 47 cm; 10 5/8 in x 9 7/16 in x 18 1/2 in
Object Name:
Air Compressor
Place made:
United States: Illinois, Chicago
ID Number:
1979.0306.04
Catalog number:
1979.0306.04
Accession number:
1979.0306
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Pharmacy
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1173943

Palmer’s Display Model of a Refrigerator Car (Patent Number 290,600) – ca 1883

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in x 32 in x 612 in; 25.4 cm x 81.28 cm x 1554.48 cm
Object Name:
refrigerator car
display model, refrigerator car
model, railroad freight car
Place made:
United States: New York, New York
Date made:
ca 1883
Subject:
Railroads  Search this
Refrigeration  Search this
Model  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Alma E. Palmer
ID Number:
TR.335473
Catalog number:
335473
Accession number:
321708
Patent number:
290600
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Transportation, Railroad
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_843220

Model of an E-8 Locomotive, 1949-1953

Maker:
General Motors Corporation. Electro-Motive Division  Search this
Object Name:
Model, cutaway
model, locomotive cutaway
Date made:
1949-1953
Used date:
1949
Credit Line:
Gift of General Motors Corporation, Electro-Motive Division
ID Number:
TR.321386
Catalog number:
321386
Accession number:
247856
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Transportation, Railroad
America on the Move
Transportation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_843751

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