Sauerman Brothers, Inc., 1918-1937
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Brief Description: This collection consists of sales and service literature discussing the company’s products, and periodicals published by the company.
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: 1/101/1302
Created by: Sauerman Brothers, Inc. (1911-????)
Volume: 0.1 Linear Feet
Arrangement: Group 1, Machinery Records, is arranged by subseries, record format, record type, machine class, and publication date (where known).
Biographical Note for Sauerman Brothers, Inc. (1911-????) : Sauerman Brothers was founded in 1911 in Chicago, Illinois, by Henry B. Sauerman and John A. Sauerman.  Henry enlisted in the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers in August, 1911, and retired due to health concerns in 1914. He was an advocate for highway and railroad development for national defense, and passed away May 20, 1919. As of 1921, John A. Sauerman was the sole proprietor of Sauerman Brothers.
Subject Index
Aggregate plant
Butler University
Cableway hoist
Chicago, Illinois
Corps of Engineers
Crawler crane
Crawler dragline
Dragline bucket
Electric motor
Essex, Montana
Great Lakes Dredge & Dock
Great Northern
Henry B. Sauerman
James O. Heyworth
John A. Sauerman
Miami Copper Company
Municipal and County Engineering
Napier, New Zealand
New York City
New Zealand
Ohio River Sand Company
Power Drag Scraper
Rotary scraper
Scarifier bucket
Shearer & Mayer
Sheave block
Slackline dragline
Slackline dragline bucket
Slackline dragline engine
Slackline loader
Tail tower
Tautline cableway
Tower excavator
Traction engine
U. S. Army Corps of Engineers
Genres/Forms of Material
Performance chart
Plant layout
Prospect evaluation
Sales literature
Spec sheet
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Physical Access Notes: Many records in Group 1 Series 1 Subseries 1 are in poor physical condition. Preservation photocopies are available for reference.
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 donated by:

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

* Columbus Equipment Company, Accession 2004-0088 (received Jun 21, 2004)

* Donald W. Frantz Collection, Accession 2005-0150 (received Dec 31, 2005). Filed with his collection per his request.

* Jim Pickhardt, accession 2006-0106 (received Sep 20, 2006)

* Gary E. Hansen, Accession 2007-0090 (received Dec 7, 2007)

* Willy Tedesko, accessions 2009-0205 (received Dec 23 2009) and 2010-0192 (received Jan 21, 2011)