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  1. Rick A

    Steam whistles, hot air, and collectors

    A nice selection of steam whistles from the James Morrison catalog. https://static.torontopubliclibrary.ca/da/pdfs/37131055155584d.pdf
  2. Rick A

    Locomotive boiler explosion

    The cause and preventive of steam boiler explosions ..1855 by Harshman, Jacob. [from old catalog] https://archive.org/details/causepreventiveo00hars/page/n3/mode/2up/search/steamboat+explosions?q=steamboat+explosions
  3. Rick A

    Ashton Valve Company

    Part 2
  4. Rick A

    Ashton Valve Company

    A few articles about safety valves.
  5. Rick A

    Steam whistles, hot air, and collectors

    STEAM WHISTLE REPAIR VIDEOS Here are a couple of interesting videos about steam whistle repair. Rebuilding a Brass Steam Whistle Valve Repairing a Steam Whistle for the Steam Powered Sawmill
  6. Rick A

    Ashton Valve Company

    In 1900 The US was negotiating trade treaties with other countries, including France, to reduce the tariffs and sell more US goods overseas. Many US firms contacted the President, McKinley, to express their support for a new treaty. Ashton Valve was one of them.
  7. Rick A

    Vintage Steam Era parts and fittings catalogs.

    L.M.Rumsey MFG Co.: Illustrated catalogue of plumbers, gas and steam fitters, machinists, engine builder and railroad supplies. 1885 by L. M. Rumsey Co. https://archive.org/details/L.M.RumseyCo.COMBINED/page/n11/mode/2up/search/ashton?q=brass+steam+fittings Lidgerwood cableways for...
  8. Rick A

    Vintage Steam Era parts and fittings catalogs.

    The Progress of Marine-engineering: From the Time of Watt Until the Present Day. With Sixty ...1893 by Thomas Main https://archive.org/details/progressmarinee00maingoog/page/n6/mode/2up/search/steam+engines?q=steam+engines Steam boilers, engines and turbines 1908 by Walker, Sydney Ferris...
  9. Rick A

    The Road-master's Assistant and Section-master's Guide: A Manual of ...1877

    The Road-master's Assistant and Section-master's Guide: A Manual of ...1877 by William S. Huntington , Charles Latimer https://archive.org/details/roadmastersassi01latigoog/page/n8/mode/2up/search/railroad+frogs?q=railroad+frogs
  10. Rick A

    The trackman's helper. A pocket companion for track foreman generally ..1891

    The trackman's helper. A pocket companion for track foreman generally ..1891 by Kindelan, Joseph https://archive.org/details/trackmanshelper04kindgoog/page/n2/mode/2up/search/railroad+frogs?q=railroad+frogs
  11. Rick A

    Practical track work 1915

    Practical track work 1915 by Van Auken, Kenneth L 1885- https://archive.org/details/practicaltrackwo00vanarich/page/n3/mode/2up/search/railroad+frogs?q=railroad+frogs
  12. Rick A

    Track standards 1910

    Track standards 1910 by Rehm, Norman F., ed https://archive.org/details/trackstandards00rehmgoog/page/n4/mode/2up/search/railroad+frogs?q=railroad+frogs
  13. Rick A

    Stephenson's Rocket 1829

    https://collection.sciencemuseumgroup.org.uk/objects/co8084947/stephensons-rocket-steam-locomotive 1829
  14. Rick A

    VINTAGE RAILROAD TRADE JOURNALS

    I've picked up a few others recently.
  15. Rick A

    [RS/MNE] Railways between tourtles and snakes (now with all photos)

    Sounds like a great trip. I've always wanted to visit that part of the world. Nice pics too.
  16. Rick A

    Vintage Steam Era parts and fittings catalogs.

    Ran across these the other day. Steam vessels and marine engines 1896 https://archive.org/details/cu31924030901817/page/n5/mode/2up/search/steam+marine+vessels?q=steam+marine+vessels The Shipbuilder Vol. 6 (1911-1912) Check out page 244 for a picture of the Titanic at drydock on Belfast...
  17. Rick A

    Ashton Valve Company

    I love the old pre 1900 advertisement art. Besides some beautiful fonts used for the lettering you can get a god look at many of the other products being advertised. A bit of a time capsule.
  18. Rick A

    Steam whistles, hot air, and collectors

    A few other companies offering steam whistles.
  19. Rick A

    Ashton Valve Company

    The 1920 catalog included a few pages explaining the reasons that the Ashton pop safety valve was superior to it's competition


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