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American Locomotives
BANC PIC 2016.070--fffALB  
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  • Content Description
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Preferred Citation
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Processing Information
  • Arrangement
  • Custodial History
  • General

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: The Bancroft Library
    Title: American locomotives
    Creator: Evans, W. W. (Walton White)
    Identifier/Call Number: BANC PIC 2016.070--fffALB
    Physical Description: 20 photographs in 1 box : albumen prints on mounts ; mounts 55 x 66 cm, box 70 x 60 x 12 cm
    Date (inclusive): approximately 1865-1880?
    Abstract: Professional photographs depicting locomotives of various manufacturers located in the eastern United States.
    Physical Location: Many of the Bancroft Library collections are stored offsite and advance notice may be required for use. For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.

    Content Description

    Large format photographs depicting locomotives of various manufacturers located in the eastern United States. Some views also include buildings of the manufacturers. Manufacturers include Baldwin Locomotive Works (M. Baird & Co., Philadelphia), Danforth Locomotive and Machine Company (Paterson, N.J.), Gilbert Car Manufacturing Co. (Troy, N.Y.), Leighton Bridge and Iron Works (Rochester, N.Y.), and Rogers Locomotive and Machine Works (Paterson, N.J.). The locomotives depicted were built for various railway companies in the U.S. and South America, including Chicago & North Western; Cleveland & Pittsburgh; Thomas Iron Company; Lehigh Valley; Union Pacific; Naugatuck; Southern Railway (Chile); Missouri Pacific; Morris & Essex; Georgia; New Haven, New London & Stonington; Lima & Huacho (Peru); Skaneateles; Yquique & La Noria (Peru); and Boston & Albany.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Conditions Governing Use

    Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley 94720-6000. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], American Locomotives, BANC PIC 2016.070[Collection Title & call number], The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    The American Locomotives collection was purchased from Donald A. Head in 2016.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Bancroft Library staff in 2016.


    Arranged alphabetically by locomotive manufacturer.

    Custodial History

    Per seller, formerly part of the estate of 19th century civil engineer Anthony W. W. Evans.


    Descriptions from item list supplied by seller.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Locomotives -- United States -- Photographs
    Railroads -- Photographs
    Albumen prints
    Evans, W. W. (Walton White)