Climax Engineering Company, 1926-1934 and n. d.
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Brief Description: This collection consists of sales and service literature discussing the company’s products, and periodicals and correspondence describing its operations.
Held at:
Historical Construction Equipment Association
16623 Liberty Hi Rd
Bowling Green, OH 43402
Phone: 419-352-5616
Fax: 419-352-6068
Email: tberry [at]
Record Series Number: 1/103/1680
Created by: Climax Engineering Company (????-1957)
Volume: 0.1 Linear Feet
Arrangement: Group 1, Machinery Records, is arranged by record format, record type, subseries, machine class, machine model, and publication number or title.
Biographical Note for Climax Engineering Company (????-1957) : Climax Engineering Company was based in Clinton, Iowa as of 1926 through Oct 1931. Spec sheets dated Dec 1, 1933, listed the offices as being in Chicago. Illinois. Some literature listed only the Chicago location. As of Mar 1 1933, Climax and Chrysler Corporation (Collection 248) were jointly producing gas engines and gas generators. Climax was acquired by Waukesha Motor Company (Collection 1575) in 1957.
Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on this collection.
Subject Index
Air cleaner
Air compressor
Albany, New York
Albany County Jail
American Steam Pump
Ann Lee Home
Avoca, Michigan
Blue Streak
Buda, Illinois
Centrifugal pump
Chicago, Illinois
Climax Engineering Company
Clinton, Iowa
Colonie, New York
Corunna, Michigan
Cotton gin
Dawes Construction Company
Decatur, Illinois
Diesel conversion
Dipper Brothers
Dredge pump
Fire pump
Flint, Michigan
Freeport, California
Galesburg Sand & Gravel
Gas engine
Gas generator
General Electric
George Koan Jr.
Gillespie & Hodge
Hartford City Water Works
Henry Stotterman
Hopedale, Illinois
Kent County Road Commission
Long Beach Sanitary District Pumping Works
Madsen Iron Works
Oil rectifier
Piston air compressor
Portable sawmill
Power unit
Sacramento, California
Sacramento River
St. Johns, Michigan
Stationary air compressor
Sullivan Machinery Company
Thomasville, Georgia
Trommel screen
Walling & Holland
Waukesha Motor
Westinghouse Electric
William Click
Yellowstone National Park
Yeomans Brothers
Genres/Forms of Material
Prospect evaluation
Sales literature
Spec sheet
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Physical Access Notes: Many records in Group 1 Series 1 Subseries 1 are defaced and/or soiled.
Acquisition Notes:   

This is an artificial collection comprised of records from multiple accessions. Initial records in this collection were found in files. Additional records have been added from:

• Judd Griffith Collection, Accession 2000-0113 (received Sep 22 2000).