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Henry Dean Quinby III Collection of Photographs and Correspondence, ca. 1933-1957
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Series 1: Photographs

Physical Description: [Box 1-Box 5 (Folders 5.1-5.3)]
 

Subseries: United States

Physical Description: [Box 1-Box 3 (Folders 3.1-3.5)]
Box 1, Folder 1.1

West (U.S.): California & Nevada, 1946-1948

Scope and Content Note

Correspondent Walter P. Khazoyan
 

Los Angeles Transit Lines (2)

 

Southern Pacific narrow gauge, California (11)

 

Tonopah & Goldfield Railroad, Nevada (9)

 

1 letter and 1 envelope

Folder 1.2

West (U.S.): California

Scope and Content Note

Photographers/correspondents unknown
 

San Francisco (3)

 

El Cerrito area (1)

 

Oakland (1)

 

North Western Pacific Railroad (1)

 

Los Angeles area (5)

 

California unknown (1)

Folder 1.3

West (U.S.): Colorado

Scope and Content Note

Photographers/correspondents unknown
 

Denver & Intermountain Railroad (6)

 

Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad, 1948 (7)

 

Rio Grande Southern Railroad, including Galloping Goose, 1948 (6)

Folder 1.4

West (U.S.): Utah

Scope and Content Note

Photographers/correspondents unknown
 

Utah-Idaho Central Railroad (4)

 

Bamberger Electric Railway (2)

 

Salt Lake, Garfield, & Western Railroad / Saltair (2)

Folder 1.5

West (U.S.): Texas

Scope and Content Note

Photographers/correspondents unknown
 

Dallas Railway (3)

Folder 1.6

Middle West: Illinois & Wisconsin, one photo dated 1938

Scope and Content Note

Photographer: W.D. Ross
 

Chicago North Shore & Milwaukee Railroad (3)

Folder 1.7

Middle West: Illinois & Indiana

Scope and Content Note

Photographers/correspondents unknown
 

Chicago North Shore & Milwaukee Railroad (4)

 

Chicago Surface Lines (4) with 5 black-and-white negative transparencies, 4 of which match these prints

 

Chicago Surface Lines (1)

 

Chicago South Shore & South Bend Railroad (1)

 

South Shore Line (1)

 

Illinois-Iowa Power Co., Peoria (1)

 

Illinois Terminal Company, ca. 1950s (2)

 

Other Chicago, ca. 1945-1950s (5)

 

Newcastle, Indiana (1)

 

Possibly Indiana or Illinois (1)

Folder 1.8

Middle West: Iowa

Scope and Content Note

Photographers/correspondents unknown, some possibly H.D. Quinby
 

Waterloo, Cedar Falls & Northern (33)

 

Cedar Rapids & Iowa City (6)

 

Fort Dodge, Des Moines & Southern, 1948 (1)

 

Des Moines Railway, 1948 (1)

Folder 1.9

Middle West: Kansas

Scope and Content Note

Photographer: Jacques M. Singer
 

Union Electric Railway (1)

Folder 1.10

Middle West: Michigan

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent unknown
 

Possibly Detroit (1)

Folder 1.11

Middle West: Minnesota, 1949

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent: R.L. Alson
 

Twin City Rapid Transit (2)

Folder 1.12

Middle West: Minnesota

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent unknown
 

To St. Paul (1)

Folder 1.13

Middle West: Nebraska

Scope and Content Note

Photographer unknown, possibly H.D. Quinby
 

Omaha (4)

Folder 1.14

Middle West: Ohio, 1939-1943

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent Korkes
 

Cincinnati Street Railway (7)

Folder 1.15

Middle West: Ohio

Scope and Content Note

Photographer probably H.D. Quinby
 

Cleveland (1 booklet with 11 photographs)

Folder 1.16

Middle West: Ohio

Scope and Content Note

Photographers/correspondents unknown, some possibly H.D. Quinby
 

Cleveland (2)

 

Columbus, 1943 (1)

 

Youngstown & Southern (1)

 

SOE Railway (1)

Folder 1.17

Middle West: Wisconsin, 1946

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent unknown, possibly H.D. Quinby. This series of contact prints may be related to the contact prints in folder 5.2 "Unknown locations: Contact prints"
 

Milwaukee (8 contact prints)

Folder 1.18

Middle West: Illinois, Missouri, Indiana, Ohio, & Southern States: Kentucky, West Virginia

Scope and Content Note

Photographer probably H.D. Quinby; originally all in one photo processing envelope
 

Illinois Terminal Company (13)

 

St. Louis Public Service Co. (1)

 

Marion Railways, Incorporated (Indiana) (7)

 

Indianapolis Railways, Inc. (3)

 

Cincinnati Newport & Covington Railway (Kentucky and Ohio) (4)

 

Cincinnati Street Railway (3)

 

Cleveland Transit System (2)

 

Co-operative Transit Co. (West Virginia) (1)

 

Wheeling Traction Co. (1)

 

Middle West and Southern States unknown locations (11)

 

1 photo processing envelope

Folder 1.19

Middle West: Illinois, 1943, & Southern States: West Virginia

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent J.C. MacManaway
 

Chicago Rapid Transit, Loop (1)

 

Monongahela West Penn Public Service Co., Clarksburg, West Virginia (8)

Folder 1.20

Southern States: Virginia, 1946

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent W.E. Harmon
 

Roslyn, Virginia (1)

Folder 1.21

Southern States: Virginia

Scope and Content Note

Photographers/correspondents unknown
 

Richmond, Virginia (4)

Folder 1.22

Southern States: West Virginia

Scope and Content Note

Photographers/correspondents unknown
 

Tri City Traction Co., Princeton-Bluefield line (1)

 

City Lines (4)

Folder 1.23

Middle West: Kansas, Indiana, Ohio & Northeastern States: New York-Pennsylvania

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent: possibly Bill Yingling?
 

Utica (1)

 

Topeka (9)

 

Indiana Central Lines (1)

 

Other Indiana (2)

 

Springfield Traction Co., Ohio (1)

 

Buffalo & Lake Erie Traction Co. (1)

 

Buffalo & Erie Railway (1)

 

1 envelope with manuscript notes

Folder 1.24

Northeastern States: Connecticut

Scope and Content Note

Correspondent: Sturman F. Dyson, Jr.
 

Connecticut (4)

Folder 1.25

Northeastern States: Connecticut, 1941

Scope and Content Note

Correspondent: Morley J. Kelsey
 

Connecticut Co., Hartford Division (1)

Folder 1.26

Northeastern States: Connecticut

Scope and Content Note

Correspondent: New Haven Car Rider's Club / J.J. Hanlon
 

Set 1: Connecticut Co., 1941-1943 (7 photographs)

 

Set 2: Connecticut Co., 1941-1942 (1 letter, 1 envelope, 9 photographs)

Folder 1.27

Northeastern States: Connecticut

Scope and Content Note

Photographers/correspondents unknown
 

New Haven, 1944 & 1947 (2)

 

Connecticut other (4)

Folder 1.28

Northeastern States: Connecticut & Pennsylvania, 1944-1947

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent: F.S. Bennett
 

Connecticut (7)

 

Philadelphia (2)

Folder 1.29

Northeastern States: Maryland

Scope and Content Note

Photographers/correspondents unknown, some possibly H.D. Quinby
 

Possibly Maryland (3)

 

Possibly Frederick, Maryland (1)

 

Baltimore, Belvedere Loop (1)

Folder 1.30

Northeastern States: Massachusetts

Scope and Content Note

Photographers/correspondents unknown, some possibly H.D. Quinby
 

Boston Elevated Railway; 3 are dated: 1943, 1944, 1947 (20)

 

Boston & Maine Railroad (2)

 

Eastern Massachusetts Street Railway (1)

 

Boston and Albany (3)

Folder 1.31

Northeastern States: New Jersey

Scope and Content Note

Photographers/correspondents unknown, some possibly H.D. Quinby
 

Atlantic City (3)

 

Orange to Newark, 1950 (11)

 

Newark, New Jersey (includes 29 Bloomfield) (23)

 

New Jersey misc. (1)

Folder 1.32

Northeastern States: New York

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent L.Y. Tripp
 

Bemus Point, Mayville, Westfield (14)

 

Letter (1 page) and envelope dated 1947

Folder 1.33

Northeastern States: New York

Scope and Content Note

Photographer probably H.D. Quinby
 

Near/north of New York City (3 booklets of 32 photographs total)

Box 2, Folder 2.1

Northeastern States: New York

Scope and Content Note

Photographers/correspondents unknown (multiple correspondents), some possibly H.D. Quinby. Photographs are organized according to similarities in handwriting and/or subject matter.
 

Ithaca including Ithaca Street Railway Co. (2)

 

Southern New York (1)

 

Jamestown, Westfield, & Northwestern Railway (5)

 

Jamestown Street Railway Co. (3)

 

Buffalo & Lake Erie Traction Co. (1)

 

Chautauqua County, Chautauqua Traction Company (4)

 

Fredonia (1)

 

Rochester and area, including Lehigh Valley Railroad (14)

 

Rochester Transit Corp. (1)

 

Rochester & Sodus Bay, Rochester & Eastern (3)

 

Glen Haven (1)

 

Lake Shore Route (1)

 

New York City, including 20th Century Limited, Long Island City, Brooklyn, 2 dated 1943 (8)

 

Albany (11)

 

Schenectady Railway (3)

 

New York State unknown location (4)

Folder 2.2

Northeastern States: Pennsylvania

Scope and Content Note

Photographer probably H.D. Quinby
 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (6 booklets of 32 photographs total)

 

1 strip of 2 negatives for photos in booklet marked "PB#12" [item 2.2.1]

 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (3 loose photos)

 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania(?), Philadelphia & Western (1 unbound booklet of 13 photographs)

Folder 2.3

Northeastern States: Pennsylvania

Scope and Content Note

Photographers/correspondents unknown, some possibly H.D. Quinby
 

Lancaster Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3)

 

Philadelphia (20)

 

Philadelphia & Western (2)

 

Philadelphia Suburban Transportation Co. (3)

 

Lehigh Valley Transit, Pennsylvania (2)

 

Hershey Transit, Pennsylvania (2)

 

Fayette County, Pennsylvania (2)

 

Southwestern Pennsylvania (probably) (9)

 

Mount Oliver Incline, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (4)

 

Pittsburgh and probably Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, one dated 1940 (93)

Folder 2.4

Northeastern States: Pennsylvania

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent Bill Van Buskerk
 

76 Hamilton, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (3)

Folder 2.5

Northeastern States: Pennsylvania & New Jersey

Scope and Content Note

Photographer probably H.D. Quinby; originally all in one photo processing envelope
 

Connellsville (2)

 

Philadelphia (1)

 

Pennsylvania (possibly; maybe Pittsburgh or Philadelphia) (23)

 

Newark, 29 Bloomfield (3)

 

Newark City Subway (possibly) (6)

 

Negatives for this set of photographs (12 strips, 48 total images)

 

1 photo processing envelope

Folder 2.6

Northeastern States: Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York

Scope and Content Note

Photographer probably H.D. Quinby; originally all in one photo processing envelope
 

Southwestern Pennsylvania (10)

 

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania (8)

 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (18)

 

Johnstown Traction Company, Pennsylvania (7)

 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (6)

 

Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania (1)

 

Pennsylvania unknown (2)

 

New Jersey (2)

 

New York City (4)

 

Canandaigua, New York (3)

 

Northeastern United States, unknown locations (14)

 

1 photo processing envelope

Folder 2.7

Northeastern States (possibly)

Scope and Content Note

Photographers/correspondents unknown, some possibly H.D. Quinby
 

Unknown locations (41)

 

Lackawanna Railroad (1 booklet of 5 photographs)

Folder 2.8

Great Lakes Region (North America): Ontario (Toronto) and New York (Rochester, Jamestown, Buffalo)

Scope and Content Note

Photographer probably H.D. Quinby; Photographs are numbered, probably by Quinby, based on location
 

1. Toronto and Ontario (5)

 

2. [missing or none]

 

3. Possibly Rochester (1)

 

4. Rochester: Lyell Avenue (7)

 

5. Rochester: Monroe Avenue-Central Avenue-Buffalo Road (16)

 

6. Rochester: St. Paul Street (12)

 

7. Jamestown: Jamestown, Westfield, & Northwestern Railway, 2 dated 1939 (6)

 

8. Possibly Jamestown (1)

 

9. Rochester (1)

 

10. Rochester, 1 dated 1941 (5)

 

11. Rochester and possibly outside of Rochester (4)

 

12. Rochester (7)

 

13. [missing or none]

 

14. Rochester, 1 dated 1940 includes H.D. Quinby Jr. (3), New York state? (2), New York Central Railroad at Buffalo (2)

 

15. New York state? (5), Rochester (4)

 

16. New York state? (7)

 

3 envelopes with manuscript notes

Folder 2.9

United States (assorted): Utah & New Hampshire

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent Steve Meyers
 

Utah (8)

 

New Hampshire (1)

 

unknown United States (1)

Folder 2.10

United States (assorted): New York, Pennsylvania, Washington D.C., Maryland, Ohio, Illinois, Wisconsin, California

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent George Layton of Rochester, New York
 

New York State Railways (2)

 

International Railway, Buffalo, New York (3)

 

Philadelphia Rapid Transit (3)

 

Fairmount Park Transit, Pennsylvania (2)

 

Washington & Old Dominion Railway, Washington D.C. (6)

 

Hagerstown & Frederick, Maryland (4)

 

Akron Transportation Co., 1 dated 1941 (2)

 

Cincinnati & Lake Erie, 1 dated 1933 (5)

 

Cincinnati & Georgetown, Ohio (1)

 

Lake Erie area (1)

 

Chicago & West Towns (5)

 

Wisconsin Public Service (3)

 

Sacramento Northern, California (9)

 

Letter (1 page) and envelope, dated 1947

Folder 2.11

Miscellaneous photographs

 

Correspondent E.J. [Edwin Jenyss] Quinby of Florida, "Interurban car at Jungle Junction" [model railroad] (1)

 

H.D. Quinby, "Model Street Car Layout, March 1943" (1)

Box 3

United States (assorted): Connecticut, Maryland, Washington D.C., New Jersey, Ohio, Illinois, New York, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, & Canada: Ontario, 1933-1949

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent, John G. Woodbury of Rochester, New York; most photographs have extensive notes on the reverse and some are dated; photographs are organized according to date of correspondence.
Folder 3.1

Group 1 (loose photos not associated with any particular correspondence from Woodbury; organized geographically)

 

Maine

 

Androscoggin & Kennebec Railway Co., Maine, 1935 (3)

 

New Hampshire

 

Claremont Railway, 1934 & 1940 (2)

 

Massachusetts

 

Boston Elevated Railway, 1 dated 1935 (2)

 

Boston, Revere Beach & Lynn Railroad (1)

 

Connecticut

 

Connecticut Co., including at Bridgeport (1934); East Hartford (1933-1934); Hartford (1933-1935); New Haven, Yale Bowl (1935); New Haven (1935, 1940); Wethersfield (1934) (43)

 

Bristol Traction Company, Connecticut, 2 dated 1934 (3)

 

New Haven (Manufacturer's Railway), 1935 & 1936 (2)

 

New York

 

Brooklyn & Queens Transit, 1936, 1939, 1947-1949 (15)

 

Rochester Transit Corp., 1938 (5)

 

New York State Railways, Rochester, 1936 (1)

 

Jamestown, Westfield, & Northwestern Railway, 1940-1941 (2)

 

New Jersey

 

Atlantic City, 1935 and 1947 (3)

 

Pennsylvania

 

Altoona - Logan Valley Electric Railway, 1936 (1)

 

Pennsylvania Railways, 1938, 1946 (2)

 

Conestoga Traction Co., 1946 (7)

 

Washington D.C.

 

Capital Transit, Washington D.C., 2 dated 1942 (4)

 

Maryland

 

Baltimore & Annapolis (2)

 

Ohio

 

Akron Transportation Co. (1)

 

Cincinnati Street Railway, 1949 (5)

 

Cincinnati & Lake Erie, 1934 (1)

 

Cleveland Railway, 1934 and 1937 (4)

 

Illinois

 

Chicago & Calumet District Transit Co., 1933 (1)

 

Chicago & Joliet Electric Railway, 1933 (3)

 

Chicago South Shore & South Bend Railroad (2)

 

Chicago Transit Authority, 1949 (2)

 

Iowa

 

Des Moines Railway Co., 1939 (1)

 

Canada, Ontario

 

Brantford Railway, 1936 (1)

Folder 3.2

Group 2 (correspondence dated January 26, 1946; photos are dated 1935-1936)

 

Baltimore & Annapolis Railroad Co. (2)

 

Bangor Hydro-Electric Co, 1935 (2)

 

Biddeford & Saco Railroad Co., Maine, 1935-1936 (5)

 

Unknown location (2)

 

1 letter & 1 envelope

Folder 3.3

Group 3 (correspondence dated April 6, 1947; photos are dated 1934-1936)

 

Black River Traction, New York, 1934-1936 (6)

 

Boston Elevated Railway, 1935 (4)

 

1 letter & 1 envelope

Folder 3.4

Northeastern States: New York

Scope and Content Note

Photographers/correspondents: chiefly John G. Woodbury of Rochester, New York, dated 1932, 1934-1941, 1949; a few from George Layton of Rochester, New York, and others (unknown)
 

Rochester: City and Interurban, 1 Fotofolio photo album

Folder 3.5

 

15 loose photos originally kept in the album

 

Subseries: Canada

Physical Description: [Box 3 (Folders 3.6-3.10)]
Folder 3.6

British Columbia, 1952

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent unknown, photographs have typewritten notes
 

British Columbia Electric Railway, March 21-22, 1952 (10)

Folder 3.7

Ontario, 1940

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent "Doug"?
 

London (4)

Folder 3.8

Ontario, 1941

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent father(?) of Jean Morris
 

London & Port Stanley Railway, May-July 1941, one photo undated (9)

 

Kitchener & Waterloo Street Railway, and Grand River Railway, August 3, 1941, one photo undated (6)

 

Lake Erie & Northern Railway, August 4, 1941 (2)

Folder 3.9

Ontario

Scope and Content Note

Photographers/correspondents unknown (multiple correspondents), some possibly H.D. Quinby. Photographs are organized according to similarities in photographic paper and/or subject matter.
 

Lake Erie & Northern Railway (6)

 

London & Port Stanley Railway (5)

 

Kitchener & Waterloo Street Railway (4)

 

Grand River Railway (3)

 

Toronto, Hamilton & Buffalo Railway (3)

 

Toronto Transportation Commission (23)

Folder 3.10

Canada, unknown locations

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent unknown
 

Canadian National Railways (15)

 

Subseries: Central & South America

Physical Description: [Box 3 (Folders 3.11-3.12)]
Folder 3.11

Mexico

Scope and Content Note

Photographer probably H.D. Quinby; originally all in one photo processing envelope
 

Cooperativa de Transportes Urbanos y Sub-Urbanos, Veracruz (3 booklets of 57 photographs total)

 

1 photo processing envelope

Folder 3.12

Uruguay

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent John Bavid; originally all in one envelope
 

Administracion Municipal de Transportes Colectivos de Montevideo (17)

 

1 envelope

 

Subseries: Europe: one country per folder

Physical Description: [Box 4 (Folders 4.1-4.18)]
Box 4, Folder 4.1

Belgium

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent A.C. van Haeften
 

Antwerp, Societe Nationale des Chemins de Fer Vicinaux / Nationale Maatschappij Van Buurtspoorwegen (SNCV / NMVB) 55 at Groenendallaan (1)

Folder 4.2

Belgium

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent unknown
 

Eupen (1)

 

Nieuwpoort (1)

 

Ostend (1)

Folder 4.3

France, 1955 & 1957

Scope and Content Note

Photographer C. Schnabel
 

Versailles (5)

Folder 4.4

France

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent unknown
 

Lille (2)

Folder 4.5

Germany

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent unknown, possibly H.D. Quinby
 

Frankfurt (6)

 

Mainz (5)

 

Bonn (1)

 

Siegburg (5)

 

Cologne (Koln) (7)

 

Germany, possibly along the Rhine (11)

 

1 photo processing envelope

Folder 4.6

Germany

Scope and Content Note

Photographers/correspondents unknown (multiple correspondents). Photographs are organized according to similarities in handwriting and/or subject matter.
 

Group 1:

 

Braunschweig (6)

 

Essen (1)

 

Hannover (1) [on sheet with Braunschweig photos]

 

Jenner (?) Bergbahn (1)

 

Koblenz (2)

 

Koln (Cologne) (1)

 

Group 2 (numbered):

 

Germany, including Munich; also includes photos of "Mr. Price" and "Mr. Grundy" (Gundry?) who corresponded with Quinby; 3 photos are dated 1953 (17)

 

Group 3 (numbered; possibly the same photographer/correspondent of Group 2):

 

Germany unknown (1)

 

Near Koln (Cologne) or Koln district (2)

 

Bad Honnef, Koln district (1)

 

Bad Godesburg, Koln district (1)

 

Group 4:

 

Bochum-Gelsenkirchen, including a KSW-type (Kriegsstrassenbahnwagen) (3)

 

Gorlitz (1)

 

Munster (1)

 

West Germany car barn (1)

 

Koln (Cologne) (1)

 

Stralsund (1)

 

Group 5 (lettered A-H):

 

Germany including Koln and Bonn (9)

 

Group 6:

 

Bonn (1)

 

Dusseldorf (1)

 

Erfurt (1)

 

Frankfurt (1)

 

Koln (Cologne) (2)

 

Osnabruck (1)

 

Group 7: Photographer/correspondent possibly J.H. Price?

 

Hannover, 1947 (1)

Folder 4.7

Italy

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent unknown; possibly the same correspondent of Group 1 Germany photographs
 

Genoa (1)

Folder 4.8

Poland

Scope and Content Note

Photographer Peter Boehm
 

Warsaw (1)

Folder 4.9

Sweden

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent unknown
 

Stockholm (1)

Folder 4.10

Switzerland

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent unknown, possibly H.D. Quinby
 

Basel including Birseckbahn (BEB) and Baselland Transport Birsigtalbahn (BTB) (13)

 

Esslingen (near Zurich) (2)

 

Zurich including Forchbahn and Uetlibergbahn(13)

 

Arth-Goldau train (1)

 

Other Switzerland unknown (4)

 

1 photo processing envelope

Folder 4.11

Ukraine (USSR)

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent unknown, probably taken before 1961
 

Stalino [since 1961 called Donetsk] (1)

Folder 4.12

United Kingdom: England & Wales

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent R. Brook
 

England

 

Leeds (1)

 

Wales

 

Llandudno & Colwyn Bay Electric Railway (1)

Folder 4.13

United Kingdom: England, 1953

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent Alan A. Jackson
 

London, Central Line (3)

Folder 4.14

United Kingdom: England

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent Ernie Plant
 

Headcorn? possibly Hendon?, 1909 (1)

Folder 4.15

United Kingdom: England

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent H.B. Priestly
 

Newcastle upon Tyne (1)

Folder 4.16

United Kingdom: Scotland & Wales

 

Scotland

 

Edinburgh, Coronation Car (1)

 

Glasgow (1)

 

Wales

 

Llandudno & Colwyn Bay Electric Railway (1)

Folder 4.17

United Kingdom: England

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent C. Stevens, 2 dated 1946
 

London Transport (5)

Folder 4.18

United Kingdom: England, Wales, & Scotland

Scope and Content Note

Photographers/correspondents unknown (multiple correspondents). Photographs are organized according to similarities in handwriting and/or subject matter
 

Group 1 (numbered):

 

Blackpool (3)

 

Birmingham (2)

 

Bristol (1)

 

London (1)

 

Manchester (1)

 

Isle of Thanet (1)

 

Croydon (Greater London) (1)

 

Llandudno (1)

 

Group 2:

 

Southampton (1)

 

Group 3:

 

Leeds (4)

 

Bulverhythe, Hastings (1)

 

Group 4, copyright The Bulletin (Glasgow):

 

Glasgow (1)

 

Subseries: Europe: multiple countries per folder

Physical Description: [Box 4 (Folders 4.19-4.30)]
Folder 4.19

Austria, Belgium, & unknown Europe

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent unknown, photographs are numbered in same handwriting
 

Austria

 

Innsbruck (1)

 

Belgium

 

Brussels (2)

 

Europe unknown, possibly Austria? (2)

Folder 4.20

Austria & Germany

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent S.E. Harrison
 

Austria

 

Innsbruck (1)

 

Germany

 

Hamburg (1)

 

Hannover, 1953 (1)

 

Munich, 3 dated 1953 (5)

 

Other unknown, probably Germany (1)

Folder 4.21

Austria & Germany

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent Lean
 

Austria

 

Igls (2)

 

Germany

 

Cologne (Koln) (1)

 

Munich (1)

Folder 4.22

Belgium & Germany

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent Karl Matern of Germany
 

Belgium

 

Brussels, 1947 (1)

 

Germany

 

Berlin, 1938, 1943 (9) [some on same sheet as Hamburg due to size]

 

Essen (1)

 

Hamburg, 1942 (1)

 

Kiel (1)

 

1 letter (in German) dated 1948 & envelope

Folder 4.23

Belgium & Germany

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent unknown. Numbered photographs with 3-page carbon copy list (photocopy for patron use; original in sleeve). 59 photos listed; collection is missing #30. Photographs are in order according to the numbers on the reverse (hence Germany is before Belgium)
 

Germany

 

Krefeld (3)

 

Hannover (7)

 

Goslar (1)

 

Wolfenbuttel (1)

 

Brunswick (1)

 

Hamburg and vicinity (25)

 

Barmen (2)

 

Belgium

 

Brussels and vicinity (7)

 

Charleroi and vicinity (including Mellet) (11)

Folder 4.24

Czechoslovakia & Germany

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent unknown, photograph notations in same handwriting
 

Czechoslovakia [Czech Republic]

 

Aussig [Usti nad Labem], German-occupied Czechoslovakia (1)

 

Germany

 

Ohligs-Opladen, Germany (1)

Folder 4.25

France, Germany, & Norway

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent Werner Klein of Germany
 

France

 

Bordeaux (2)

 

Germany

 

Berlin (1)

 

Norway

 

Oslo (2)

Folder 4.26

Ireland & Netherlands

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent "SS"?
 

Ireland, in chronological order, June 6-11, 1953

 

Claremorris, no date (1)

 

Light Railway Transport League, Belfast (1)

 

Light Railway Transport League, Dublin (1)

 

Cavan & Leitrim Railway (4)

 

Londonderry & Lough Swilly Railway (2)

 

County Donegal Railway (1)

 

West Clare Railway (3)

 

Tralee & Dingle Railway (5)

 

Netherlands, in chronological order, May 20-29, 1948

 

Nijmegen (1)

 

Rhenen (3)

 

Amsterdam (1)

 

Zandvoort (1)

 

Rotterdam Tram Co. (RET, Rotterdamse Elektrische Tramweg), near Rotterdam, includes picture of correspondent Mr. van Notten (6)

 

Hague Tram Co. (1)

 

Rotterdam (2)

Folder 4.27

Ireland & United Kingdom: Northern Ireland, 1953

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent J.C. Gillham of London, England
 

Ireland

 

Cavan & Leitrim Railway, 1953 (3)

 

County Donegal (1)

 

Tralee & Dingle Railway (2)

 

West Clare Railway, Ennistymon (1)

 

United Kingdom: Northern Ireland

 

Fintona, 1953 (2)

Folder 4.28

Netherlands & Switzerland, 1948

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent M. van Notten Jr.
 

Netherlands

 

GVA [Gemeentevervoerbedrijf Amsterdam?], Amsterdam (1)

 

Switzerland

 

Bern (1)

 

Berne-Neuchatel Railway (BLS) (1)

 

Gruyere-Fribourg-Morat (GFM) at Bulle (1)

 

Rhaetische Bahn (Rh.B) at Chur (1)

 

Montreux-Oberland Bernois Railway (MOB) (1)

 

Zurich (2)

Folder 4.29

Netherlands & Switzerland/Italy

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent G.L. Gundry of New Maiden, Surrey, England
 

Netherlands

 

Noord-Zuid Hollandse Vervoer Maatschappij (NZH) (10)

 

Switzerland/Italy

 

Centovalli Railway, 1933 (2)

 

1 envelope postmarked 11 March 1946

 

1 envelope postmarked 26 August 1948

Folder 4.30

Netherlands & United Kingdom: Isle of Man, Northern Ireland

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent J.H. Price
 

Netherlands

 

Amsterdam, stamped "JHP" (1)

 

United Kingdom: Isle of Man

 

Douglas, 1956 (1)

 

United Kingdom: Northern Ireland

 

Londonderry, 1953 (4)

 

Subseries: Asia

Physical Description: [Box 4 (Folders 4.31-4.32)]
Folder 4.31

China

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent unknown; some Shanghai photos stamped "Ling You Photo Co."
 

Shanghai (10)

 

China unknown location (1)

Folder 4.32

Japan

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent unknown
 

Japan, northern Honshu, Aomori (prefecture), Ominato station (4)

 

Subseries: World

Physical Description: [Box 4 (Folders 4.33-4.34)]
Folder 4.33

United Kingdom: Wales & Asia: India

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent M. J. O'Connor
 

South Wales Transport Co. (1)

 

Calcutta, India, March-April 1945 (3)

Folder 4.34

Europe, Africa, Asia, Americas

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent Emil Konrad of Nuremberg, Germany
 

Europe

 

Austria

 

Innsbruck (4)

 

Klagenfurt (1)

 

Vienna (17)

 

Belgium

 

Brussels (1)

 

Charleroi (1)

 

Ghent (1)

 

Czechoslovakia, Prague (2)

 

Denmark, Copenhagen (2)

 

France

 

Dijon (2)

 

Le Havre (1)

 

Thionville (2)

 

Valenciennes (1)

 

Germany

 

Berlin (3)

 

Cologne (Koln) (1)

 

Dresden (1)

 

Essen (2)

 

Hamburg (1)

 

Jena (1)

 

Krefeld (1)

 

Magdeburg? (1)

 

Strasbourg (German-occupied) (1)

 

Stuttgart (1)

 

Westfalische Strassenbahn (1)

 

Greece, Athens (1)

 

Hungary, Budapest (3)

 

Italy

 

Florence (3)

 

Genoa (3)

 

Messina (1)

 

Milan (1)

 

Naples (2)

 

Rome (5)

 

Luxembourg (5)

 

Netherlands

 

Amsterdam (3)

 

Hague (1)

 

Haarlem (2)

 

Poland

 

Gleiwitz (1)

 

Katowice (1)

 

Krakow (1)

 

Warsaw (5)

 

Breslau (Wroclaw) (1)

 

Romania

 

Bucharest (2)

 

Timisoara (3)

 

Russia

 

Krasnodar (1)

 

Spain

 

Ferrocarril Zumarraga-Zumaya (1)

 

Ukraine

 

Lwow (L'viv) (1)

 

Yugoslavia (former republic)

 

Belgrade (1)

 

Ljubljana (1)

 

Nis (1)

 

Zagreb (3)

 

Egypt, Cairo (1)

 

China

 

Mukden (Shenyang) (1)

 

Shanghai (1)

 

Americas

 

Chile

 

Santiago (1)

 

Uruguay

 

Montevideo (1)

 

3 envelopes with notations

 

Subseries: Unknown locations, probably United States and Canada

Physical Description: [Box 5 (Folders 5.1-5.3)]
Box 5, Folder 5.1

78 loose photos, 1 booklet of 7 photos

Scope and Content Note

Photographers/correspondents unknown, some possibly H.D. Quinby
Folder 5.2

265 contact prints plus 1 photo processing envelope

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent unknown, possibly H.D. Quinby. This series of contact prints may be related to the contact prints in folder 1.17 "Middle West: Wisconsin, 1946". These are possibly of locations in the Middle West and Great Lakes Region of the United States.
Folder 5.3

9 cut 35 mm negatives

Scope and Content Note

Photographer/correspondent unknown, possibly H.D. Quinby
 

Series 2: Paper ephemera

Physical Description: [Box 5 (Folder 5.4)]
Folder 5.4

 

U-Bahn map, December 1937

 

Correspondence from Donald Harnish of Los Angeles, dated February 21, 1944 (1 letter & 1 envelope)

 

The PTC Traveler, vol. XVIII, no. 6, Friday, March 14-Saturday March 29, 1947 (2 copies)

 

Announcement: New Streamliners on Route 43 of Philadelphia Transportation Company, July 29, 1948 (5 copies)

 

List of railway lines, possibly an inventory of photographs, undated (2 copies)

 

Document: "Six Yellow Boxes of Color Transparencies, Eight in Each Box", undated (7 leaves) [The color transparencies, or slides, themselves are missing from the collection.]

 

Shipping labels (2)

 

Clippings of pictures, 1 article

 

Transit ticket from North Vancouver (1)

 

Manuscript notes

 

Envelopes (2)

 

Rochester Transit Corporation lecture invitation, 1941 (1)

 

Photographic processing receipts (3)

 

Photograph mounting supplies

 

Series 3: Postcards

Physical Description: [Box 5 (Folders 5.5-5.10)]
Folder 5.5

United States: West (U.S.)

 

California (including Cable Cars) (12)

 

Nevada, Virginia & Truckee Railroad (1)

 

Colorado (including Manitou & Pike's Peak Railway) (3)

Folder 5.6

United States: Northeastern States

 

Massachusetts (3)

 

New York (4)

 

Pennsylvania (2)

 

Buffalo & Lake Erie Traction Co. (1)

Folder 5.7

Canada

 

Ontario

 

Port Stanley (4 loose postcards, 1 view folder of 12 views)

 

Niagara Falls (2)

 

St. Thomas (1)

 

Toronto (1)

 

Quebec, Montreal (1)

Folder 5.8

Europe: Continental

 

Austria, Innsbruck (1)

 

Belgium, Brussels (1)

 

Germany

 

Drachenfels (2)

 

Hamburg (1)

 

Wurttemberg (1)

 

Munich (8)

 

Bundesbahn, unknown location (1)

 

Netherlands

 

Amsterdam (2)

 

Utrecht (2)

Folder 5.9

Europe: Scandinavia

 

Denmark

 

Copenhagen (4)

 

Lillebaeltsbroen (1)

 

Norway

 

Oslo (2)

 

Sweden

 

Stockholm (8)

Folder 5.10

Europe: England

 

Blackpool (9)

 

Brighton (3)

 

Hampton Court (1)

 

Leeds (1)

 

Liverpool (2)

 

Sheffield (4)

 

Swadlincote (1)

 

Series 4: Super Pak Snaps spiral-bound album collection

Physical Description: [Boxes 6-9]

Scope and Content Note

Photographer probably H.D. Quinby. Booklets (except 4) are numbered, probably by Quinby, and are organized according to these numbers. A few manuscript notes were included along with the booklets and are filed with the appropriate booklets, indicated by "Note". The European photographs are presumed to be from 1956, based on the manuscript note for the Isle of Man photographs.
Box 6, Booklets 6.1 a, b, c

Group 1

 

Mexico, Veracruz including Cooperativa de Transportes Urbanos y Sub-Urbanos (3 albums of 31 photographs total)

Booklets 6.2 a, b, c

Group 2

 

Mexico, including Ferrocarril Mexicano, and Veracruz Cooperativa de Transportes Urbanos y Sub-Urbanos (3 albums of 37 photographs total)

Booklets 6.3 a, b, c

Group 3

 

Mexico and possibly Cuba, including Mexico City (Compania de Tranvias de Mexico (Mexico Tramways Company?)), Ferrocarril Mexicano, and railcars marked Hershey which could be the Hershey Cuban Railway; 6.3a is marked "Horsecar in Mexico" (3 albums of 33 photographs total)

Booklets 6.4

Group 4

 

Includes Newark City Subway, Hershey Cuban Railway(?), and others (1 album of 8 photographs total)

Booklets 6.5 a, b, c, d

Group 5

 

Palma de Mallorca, Spain, including the Soller Tramway; also includes personal photos of family/friends, including H.D. Quinby's mother Mrs. Lloyd B. van da Linda (the former Alice Hamilton Onderdonk) (3 albums of 30 photographs total, plus one color photograph dated Dec. 8, 1956)

Booklets 6.6 a, b, c

Group 6

 

Italy, including Rome (trams, Metropolitana di Roma, interurbans, Rome-Fiuggi Interurban; plus touristic photos of the Roman Forum), and Florence city transit (3 albums of 34 photographs total)

 

Includes manuscript note: "ROME City Lines, New Subway, Interurbans, Rome-Fiuggi Interurban, Florence City Trans"

Booklets 6.7

Group 7

 

Italy, including Rome (trams, Rome-Fiuggi Interurban) and Venice (1 album of 18 photographs total)

Booklets 6.8 a, b, c

Group 8

 

Austria, including Vienna (Stadtbahn, inter-urban to Gross Enzersdorf) (3 booklets of 34 photographs total)

 

Includes manuscript note: "AUSTRIA: Vienna - Trams, Subway, Interurban; Salzburg -Steam Line to Bad Ischl, Interurban to Lamprechthausen; Innsbruck - City & Interurban Trams"

Booklets 6.9 a, b

Group 9

 

Austria, including Salzburg area, Alps Region, Igls (2 booklets of 23 photographs total)

Box 7, Booklets 7.1 a,b,c

Group 10

 

Switzerland-Italy border region, including Lugano and area, RhB (Rhatische Bahn), LCD (Lugano-Cadro-Dino), lake and Alps region (3 booklets of 34 photographs total)

Booklets 7.2 a,b,c

Group 11

 

Italy, including lake and Alps region, Milan (3 booklets of 34 photographs total)

 

Includes manuscript note: "MILAN City Trams, Interurban Network (Sesto Battery Tram), The Milan-Magenta Steam Tram"

Booklets 7.3 a,b,c

Group 12

 

Switzerland/Italy, including Centovalli Railway (Ferrovie Autolinee Regionali Ticinesi (FART)), Lago Maggiore and Alps region (3 booklets of 33 photographs total)

Booklets 7.4 a,b,c

Group 13

 

Switzerland, including Rochers de Naye, Chemins de fer Electriques Veveysans, Villeneuve, Bern area, Solothurn-Niederbipp-Bahn (SNB), Regionalverkehr Bern-Solothurn (RBS) (3 booklets of 35 photographs total)

Booklets 7.5 a,b,c

Group 14

 

Switzerland, including Villeneuve, Vevey, Gruyere-Fribourg-Morat railway, Chemins de fer Montreux-Oberland Bernois (MOB), Compagnie Generale des Tramways Electriques (Geneva) (CGTE) (3 booklets of 33 photographs total)

Booklets 7.6 a,b,c

Group 15

 

Switzerland and Netherlands, including Compagnie Generale des Tramways Electriques (Geneva) (CGTE), Gemeentevervoerbedrijf (GVB) (Amsterdam) (3 booklets of 32 photographs total)

Box 8, Booklets 8.1 a,b,c

Group 16

 

Netherlands, including Haagsche Tramweg-Maatschappij (HTM) (Hague), Rotterdamsche Tramweg Maatschappij (RTM) (Rotterdam) (3 booklets of 35 photographs total)

Booklets 8.2 a,b,c

Group 17

 

Netherlands, including Rotterdamsche Tramweg Maatschappij (RTM) (Rotterdam) (3 booklets of 35 photographs total)

Booklets 8.3 a,b,c

Group 18

 

Belgium, including Societe Nationale des Chemins de Fer Vicinaux / Nationale Maatschappij Van Buurtspoorwegen (SNCV / NMVB) (Antwerp) (3 booklets of 35 photographs total)

Booklets 8.4 a,b,c

Group 19

 

Belgium, including Societe Nationale des Chemins de Fer Vicinaux / Nationale Maatschappij Van Buurtspoorwegen (SNCV / NMVB) (including Waterloo line W) (3 booklets of 33 photographs total)

Booklets 8.5 a,b,c

Group 20

 

Belgium, including Societe Nationale des Chemins de Fer Vicinaux / Nationale Maatschappij Van Buurtspoorwegen (SNCV / NMVB) (3 booklets of 34 photographs total)

Booklets 8.6 a,b,c

Group 21

 

Belgium, including Societe Nationale des Chemins de Fer Vicinaux / Nationale Maatschappij Van Buurtspoorwegen (SNCV / NMVB) (including Liege region) (3 booklets of 34 photographs total)

Booklets 8.7 a,b,c

Group 22

 

Belgium and France, including Societe Nationale des Chemins de Fer Vicinaux / Nationale Maatschappij Van Buurtspoorwegen (SNCV / NMVB), Compagnie L'Electrique Lille-Roubaix-Torcoing (ELRT) (3 booklets of 33 photographs total)

Box 9, Booklets 9.1 a,b,c

Group 23

 

Belgium and France, including Societe Nationale des Chemins de Fer Vicinaux / Nationale Maatschappij Van Buurtspoorwegen (SNCV / NMVB), Compagnie L'Electrique Lille-Roubaix-Torcoing (ELRT) (3 booklets of 36 photographs total)

Booklets 9.2 a,b,c

Group 24

 

Belgium and England, including Societe Nationale des Chemins de Fer Vicinaux / Nationale Maatschappij Van Buurtspoorwegen (SNCV / NMVB); Blackpool Corporation Transport (including double-deck trams) and Isle of Man exhibition cars (3 booklets of 35 photographs total)

 

Includes manuscript note: "British Light Railway Transport League, May 1956 'Isle of Man' Convention, Blackpool, England: Isle of Man Railway, Manx Electric Railway, Douglas Horse Car Line"

Booklets 9.3 a,b,c

Group 25

 

Isle of Man, including Snaefell Mountain Railway, Manx Electric Railway (3 booklets of 34 photographs total)

Booklets 9.4 a,b,c

Group 26

 

Isle of Man, including Douglas Corporation Transport (3 booklets of 34 photographs total)

Booklets 9.5 a,b,c

Group 27

 

England and Scotland, including Leeds City Transport, Liverpool Corporation Passenger Transport (LCPT), Sheffield Corporation Tramways, Glasgow Corporation Transport, and including double-deck trams (3 booklets of 34 photographs total)

Booklets 9.6 a,b,c

Group 28

 

England, Scotland, and Ireland, including Hill of Howth Tramway, Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway (R&ER), Glasgow Corporation Transport (3 booklets of 26 photographs total)

Booklets 9.7 a,b,c,d

Unnumbered Group

 

Spain, Seville, including Transportes Urbanos de Sevilla Sociedad Anonima Municipal (TUSSAM, Tranvia de Sevilla) (4 booklets of 41 photographs total)