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Marion Power Shovel Company

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Machinery Records

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Donald W. Frantz Collection records



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Marion Power Shovel Company | Historical Construction Equipment Association

By Thomas Berry

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Collection Overview

Title: Marion Power Shovel CompanyAdd to your cart.

ID: 1/101/2

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Scope and Contents of the Materials

Numerous records from this company are not yet cataloged online. Please use the [Contact Us About This Collection] option on this screen to inquire about anything not listed here.


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[Group 3: Periodicals],
[Group 4: Artwork],
[Group 5: Publicity materials],
[Group 6: Business Records],
[Group 7: Plans and Drawings],
[Group 8: Audio-Visual Media],
[Group 9: Presentation Materials],
[Group 10: Miscellaneous],
[Group 11: Donald W. Frantz Collection records],
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Group 1: Machinery RecordsAdd to your cart.
Series 1: Sales literatureAdd to your cart.
Subseries 1: Typed spec sheetsAdd to your cart.
Subject 1: Dipper dredges, 1908-1914 and n. d.Add to your cart.

Marion Steam Shovel Company sales literature: Typed spec sheet for DD series dipper dredge with index, less:

Vacant numbers DD37/130/133/159/164/176/177/200-226/228/232-401;

DD227, lost from file; and,

DD586, which was assigned but never written

Note: The above records were removed from very dirty binders. They are dirty and brittle, and need to be photocopied.

Subject 2: Elevator dredges, 1908-1914 and n. d.Add to your cart.
Marion Steam Shovel Company sales literature: Typed spec sheet for ED series elevator dredge, with index. Note: The above records were removed from very dirty binders. They are dirty and brittle, and need to be photocopied.
Subject 3: Revolving shovels, R series, 1911-1914 and n. d.Add to your cart.

Marion Steam Shovel Company sales literature: R-series typed spec sheet for full-revolving diesel, diesel-electric, straight electric, gas, gas-electric and steam-powered excavators, with index.

Note: The above records were removed from very dirty binders. They are dirty and brittle, and need to be photocopied.

Subject 4: Standard shovelsAdd to your cart.

Marion Steam Shovel Company sales literature: S-series typed spec sheet for standard shovels, with index.

Note: The above records were removed from very dirty binders. They are dirty and brittle, and need to be photocopied.

Subject 5: Revolving shovels, numberedAdd to your cart.

Marion Steam Shovel Company sales literature: Numbered typed spec sheet for full-revolving diesel, diesel-electric, straight electric, gas, gas-electric and steam-powered excavators, with index.

Note: The above records were removed from very dirty binders. They are dirty and brittle, and need to be photocopied.

Subject 6: Miscellaneous, 1911-1912Add to your cart.

Marion Steam Shovel Company sales literature: ES, RES, RSS, SBE and SS series typed spec sheet for 50 electric shovel, 30 electric shovel, revolving steam shovel, Scraper Bucket Excavator (dragline), and steam shovel.

Note: The above records were removed from very dirty binders. They are dirty and brittle, and need to be photocopied.

Subseries 2: Miscellaneous early spec sheets, 1901-1925 and n. d.Add to your cart.
Subject 1: Unnumbered steam shovel specs, 1901-1925 and n. d.Add to your cart.
Note: The above records were removed from very dirty binders. They are dirty and brittle, and need to be photocopied.
Subject 2: Unnumbered deepwater dipper dredge specs, 1906-1909Add to your cart.
Note: The above records were removed from very dirty binders. They are dirty and brittle, and need to be photocopied.
Subject 3: Unnumbered dipper dredge specs, 1901-1908 and n. d.Add to your cart.
Note: The above records were removed from very dirty binders. They are dirty and brittle, and need to be photocopied.
Subject 4: Unnumbered dipper excavator specs, 1908Add to your cart.
Note: The above records were removed from very dirty binders. They are dirty and brittle, and need to be photocopied.
Subject 5: Unnumbered ditching dredge specs, 1904-1906Add to your cart.
Note: The above records were removed from very dirty binders. They are dirty and brittle, and need to be photocopied.
Subject 6: Unnumbered seven foot elevator dredge specs, 1905Add to your cart.
Note: The above records were removed from very dirty binders. They are dirty and brittle, and need to be photocopied.
Subject 7: Unnumbered 1-3/4 cy traction dredge specs, 1902Add to your cart.
Note: The above records were removed from very dirty binders. They are dirty and brittle, and need to be photocopied.
Subject 8: Unnumbered railroad ditcher specs, 1904-1911Add to your cart.
Note: The above records were removed from very dirty binders. They are dirty and brittle, and need to be photocopied.
Subject 9: Unnumbered log loader specs, 1906Add to your cart.
Note: The above records were removed from very dirty binders. They are dirty and brittle, and need to be photocopied.
Subject 10: Unnumbered condenser specs, 1902Add to your cart.
Note: The above records were removed from very dirty binders. They are dirty and brittle, and need to be photocopied.
Group 2: Photographic MediaAdd to your cart.
Group 3: PeriodicalsAdd to your cart.
Group 4: ArtworkAdd to your cart.
Group 5: Publicity materialsAdd to your cart.
Group 6: Business RecordsAdd to your cart.
Series 1: VCon Project Studies, 1972-c. 1984 and n. d.Add to your cart.
Series 2: Stockholder Reports, 1939-1960Add to your cart.
Series 3: Statistical Data, 1939-1971Add to your cart.
Series 4: Editorial Almanac and Corporate Fact Books, 1972-1975Add to your cart.
Series 5: Publication IndexesAdd to your cart.
Series 6: Parts IndexesAdd to your cart.
Series 7: Machinery RecordsAdd to your cart.
Subseries 1: Patent records, 1884-1919Add to your cart.
Subject 1: Patents, 1884-1919Add to your cart.
Subject 2: Patent agreementsAdd to your cart.
Subject 3: Competitive and historical patentsAdd to your cart.
Subject 4: MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Series 8: Speeches, Address and Presentations, 1946-1977 and n. d.Add to your cart.
Series 9: Market reports, 1974-1981Add to your cart.
Series 10: Competitor Analyses, 1977-c. 1980Add to your cart.
Series 11: Customer Profiles, 1979-1983Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Amax, Inc., 1980Add to your cart.

Marion Power Shovel Company Customer Profiles discusses:

• Company history and organization, including subsidiaries including  Alumax, Inc. (joint venture with Mitsui & Company Inc. and Nippon Steel Corporation), Amax Coal Company, Inc., Amax Exploration, Inc., Anamax Mining Company (partnership with The Anaconda Company, and Anamax’s Eisenhower Mining Company partnership with Asarco Inc. to develop the Palo Verde copper deposit in Arizona), and Climax Molybdenum Company (there is a extensive list of subsidiaries under Organization);

• Financial data from 1974 through 1978;

• Molybdenum, nickel, tungsten and specialty metal mining; Henderson Mine, Empire, Colorado; Kitsault, British Columbia mine and plant reopening; Mt. Emmons (Grand Coulee)  molybdenum prospect, Colville Indian Reservation, Washington; Mt. Tolman molybdenum prospects; Port Nickel Refinery, Braithwaite, Louisiana; ownership of Canada Tungsten Mining Corporation and its scheelite (calcium tungsten) mill at Tungsten, Northwest Territories, and leach plant at Vancouver, British Columbia; Twin Buttes Mine, Arizona; Sauget, Illinois electrolytic zinc plant; lead mining partnership with Homestake Mining Company;

• Illinois Basin and Powder River Basin coal mining, including Delta mine, Leahy mine, Sun Spot mine and Wabash mine in Illinois; Ayrcoe mine, Ayrshire mine, Chinook mine, Minnehaha mine and Wright mine in Indiana; A-Gib mine, Ayrgem mine and Gibraltar mine in Kentucky; and Belle Ayr mine and Eagle Butte mine, Wyoming.

• Participation with CSR Ltd. and The Broken Hill Proprietary Company Ltd. in joint venture operating Mount Newman mine, western Australia;

• Carlsbad, New Mexico potash mine and mill;

• Forest products, oil and natural gas production;

• Corporate officers and directors;

• Statistics and production data (under General and Mine Information) and lists of equipment (stripping shovel, walking dragline, loading shovel and/or rotary drill, by mine and a general tabulation, under Machines) for mines;

• Status of coal reserves;

• Status of Marion and competitive machines and orders;

• Clippings;

• Parts and service sales statistics;

• Profiles of service vendors Brake Supply Company, Inc. Engineered Equipment Division; Burnside Foundry and Pattern Works; Contractors Service & Hard Facing Company Inc.; Excel Foundry & Machine Inc.; Hackman-Skeehan, Inc.; Highway Machine Company, Inc.; Mercury Foundry & Machine Company Inc.; and Taylor Brothers Welding Service;

• History of repairs made to Marion 182M, 192M, 201M and 204M loading shovel; 5761 stripping shovel; and 8750 and 8950 walking dragline in 1979-1980 (under Customer Service); and,

• Engineering history of above machines.

Series 12: Clippings and reprints, 1950-1997 and n. d.Add to your cart.
Series 13: Advertising Department records, 1945-1978Add to your cart.
Series 14: MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Group 7: Plans and DrawingsAdd to your cart.
Group 8: Audio-Visual MediaAdd to your cart.
Group 9: Presentation MaterialsAdd to your cart.
Group 10: MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Group 11: Donald W. Frantz Collection recordsAdd to your cart.

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