Newspaper Cuttings album stamped H. W. Garratt on inside cover.
The album is indexed and contains cuttings from various railway industry magazines on a variety of subjects.
6 items loose at front of volume: pages from Railway Magazine July 1902, discussing railways in New Zealand, Rhodesia [Zimbabwe] and the Rhaetian Railway in Switzerland; page from a magazine showing the Coronation class Duchess of Gloucester locomotive; page from The Locomotive Magazine 15 Nov 1906 showing a six-wheels coupled goods locomotive of Glasgow & South Western Railway; page from Engineering 29 April 1910 showing recent patents; pages from the Railway Gazette 6 September 1912,
discussing railways in Brazil and Chile, and high speed passenger trains; pages from the Railway Gazette 7 December 1912, discussing railways in West Africa.
1 item loose at page 23: clipping from the Daily Dispatch 30 Sep 1909 sent to Garratt by C. W. Schobelt.
3 items loose at page 49: clipping from The Graphic 4 Dec 1909 showing construction of a new railway from Pekin [Beijing] to Kalgan [Zhiangjiakou], China; typescript dimensions of the Tasmanian Government Railways “Garratt” Patent Locomotive, with three folded papers indicating to whom copies should be sent; copy letter from H. W. Garratt to S. J. Sarjant of the Great Indian Penninsula [sic] Railway Company, recommending the “Garratt” Patent Locomotive, 26 May 1909.
1 item loose at page 65: typescript and four copies of the main dimensions of the Tasmanian Government Railways “Garratt” Patent Locomotive, with a folded paper indicating to whom copies should be sent.
1 item loose at page 81: page from The Locomotive 15 Feb 1909 describing a Kitson-Meyer locomotive for Antofagasta (Chile) & Bolivia Railway.
4 items loose at page 83: pages from the Railway Magazine March 1904 “Considerations that Restrict the Power of the Locomotive”; page from The Locomotive 15 Apr 1909 describing an articulated locomotive for Leopoldina Railway; page from The Locomotive 15 Feb 1909, describing the Monarch Automatic Brake Block Adjuster; pages from Railway Magazine discussing locomotives in operation on the Antofagasta (Chile) & Bolivia Railway.
10 items loose at rear: cutting showing a patent for a flexible driving connection, Mar 24 1909; page from The Locomotive describing bogie wagons on British railways; cutting from The Times “Steam Locomotive Economy by A Locomotive Engineer”; page from The Locomotive describing slide valve setting; pages from the Penny Pictorial 12 June 1909 describing tramway industrial relations in Manchester and Huddersfield and showing a bridge in Canada; pages from Railway Magazine describing the use of
British railways in the event of an invasion or European war; pages from Railway Magazine describing heavy mountain locomotives on Italian railways; page from Railway Magazine describing London & South Western Railway locomotives with heated feed water; cutting from The Dispatch 9 Aug 1909 about a passenger train accident at Acton; pages from Railway Magazine describing the evolution of the locomotive.
N.B. Poor quality paper, pages beginning to disintegrate, handle with care; one tipped in page is coming loose at page 29.
- Railway Transport, Railroad Locomotive Industry, Railroad Employees, Railroad Locomotives
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