Railway Engineering Correspondence, 1904-05, 1909, 1917-21, 1926-27, 1935 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 11/5/17
Volume: 0.3 cubic feet
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Description: Railway engineering correspondence including contract and blueprints for testing 60-ton Shay geared locomotives of the Lima Locomotive Co. (1920-21); pamphlets and information on railroad cars and parts; summary of performance on locomotives, Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad (1918, 1920); test car specifications (1904-05); Russian locomotive tests (1917); reports on use of high steam pressure in locomotives (1926); tests on steel equalizer beams (1927); and signal relay tests (1932). Principal correspondent is Professor J.M. Snodgrass, Professor of Railway Engineering (1903-26).