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Inventory of the Whitcomb Locomotive Company Records MS 99
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Description
The Whitcomb Locomotive Company Records include the corporate records of the George D. Whitcomb Company from 1916-1931, the Whitcomb Locomotive Company from 1931 to 1940, and the Whitcomb Division of the Baldwin Locomotive Works from 1940 until 1950, when Baldwin purchased the Lima-Hamilton Company and became Baldwin-Lima-Hamilton, until the Whitcomb Locomotive Company name was retired in 1952. Material includes locomotive drawings, specifications, photographs, manufacturing records, operations and parts manuals, and sales department records.
Background
The Whitcomb Locomotive Company was a builder of gasoline and diesel powered industrial locomotives that supplied companies around the world with a variety of configurations for moving cars within factory environments.
Extent
300 Linear Feet 269 record cartons +14 card boxes + 12 filing cabinet drawers
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the California State Railroad Museum. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the CSRM Library & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the CSRM as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research. Contact Library Staff for details.