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The American Cement Machine Company

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The American Cement Machine Company, 1918-1930 and n. d. | Historical Construction Equipment Association

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Collection Overview

Title: The American Cement Machine Company, 1918-1930 and n. d.Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1918-1930

ID: 1/101/1640

Primary Creator: American Cement Machine Company, The

Extent: 0.05 Linear Feet

Arrangement: Records are arranged by publication date, as estimated from the publication numbers.

Date Acquired: 09/22/2000

Subjects: American Cement Machine, Backfill board, Backfiller, Boss, Calumet Construction Company, Charlotte Paving Company, Chattanooga, Tennessee, Concrete cart, Concrete mixer, Diaphragm pump, Dry batch paver, Dump box, Dunn & McCarthy Company, Elkhart Bridge Company, End dump box, Fairview, Kentucky, Ford, Gas engine, Grouter, Hoist, Hudson Concrete Company, Ideal, Illinois Steel Bridge Company, Jefferson Davis Monument, Keokuk, Iowa, Keokuk Quarry & Construction, Le Roi, Libby Company, Lincoln Highway, Mandt, Material elevator, Merrill Road Improvement Company, Minneapolis, Minnesota post office, Novo, Omaha, Nebraska, Omaha Structural Steel Company, Orton & Steinbrenner, O’Reilly Construction Company, Portable concrete mixer, Saint Cecilia Cathedral, Stationary concrete mixer, Steam engine, Stewart-Warner, Traction Paver, Transit mixer

Forms of Material: Brochure, Catalog, Mailer, Sales literature

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection consists of sales literature discussing the company’s products.

Biographical Note

The American Cement Machine Company was based in Keokuk, Iowa.

Subject/Index Terms

American Cement Machine
Backfill board
Backfiller
Boss
Calumet Construction Company
Charlotte Paving Company
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Concrete cart
Concrete mixer
Diaphragm pump
Dry batch paver
Dump box
Dunn & McCarthy Company
Elkhart Bridge Company
End dump box
Fairview, Kentucky
Ford
Gas engine
Grouter
Hoist
Hudson Concrete Company
Ideal
Illinois Steel Bridge Company
Jefferson Davis Monument
Keokuk, Iowa
Keokuk Quarry & Construction
Le Roi
Libby Company
Lincoln Highway
Mandt
Material elevator
Merrill Road Improvement Company
Minneapolis, Minnesota post office
Novo
Omaha, Nebraska
Omaha Structural Steel Company
Orton & Steinbrenner
O’Reilly Construction Company
Portable concrete mixer
Saint Cecilia Cathedral
Stationary concrete mixer
Steam engine
Stewart-Warner
Traction Paver
Transit mixer

Administrative Information

Repository: Historical Construction Equipment Association

Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on this collection.

Physical Access Note: Most records in this collection are in poor physical condition.

Acquisition Method: This is an artificial collection comprised of records from multiple accessions. Initial records in this collection were acquired in the Judd Griffith Collection, Accession 2000-0113 (received Sep 22 2000).


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Group 1: Sales literature, 1918-1930 and n. d.Add to your cart.
Series 1: General Product Line, 1918-1930 and n. d.Add to your cart.
Item 1: Catalog No. 18, c. 1918Add to your cart.

American Cement Machine sales literature: Catalog and spec sheet discusses Boss High-Speed portable concrete mixer and stationary concrete mixer, Lincoln Highway two bag Traction Paver dry batch paver, grout mixer; hoist; backfiller (a traveling winch that drew a backfill board to the ditch and was powered by pulling itself along a cable staked along the trench); material elevator; diaphragm pump; and concrete cart.

Includes illustrations of Novo and Ideal Engine Company gas engine and Orton & Steinbrenner steam engine, and photograph of mixers and/or pavers used by Libby Company, Brown & Hall, Cline & Boelens, Keokuk Quarry & Construction, Charlotte Paving Company, Omaha Structural Steel Company, O’Reilly Construction Company, Merrill Road Improvement Company, Charles J. Wacker, Electro Metals Company, Robert S. Rathburn, G. R. Gregg, Elkhart Bridge Company, Dunn & McCarthy Company, Hudson Concrete Company, Illinois Steel Bridge Company, Calumet Construction Company; T. A. Graham (transporting mixer in a truck); Hoggson Brothers; Connor Brothers; A. B. Ballard;

Additional photos show construction of Minneapolis, Minnesota post office, Saint Cecilia Cathedral, Omaha, Nebraska; Chattanooga, Tennessee city hall; Jefferson Davis Monument, Fairview, Kentucky; and Stewart-Warner Building, Chicago, Illinois. 44 pages, soiled.

Item 2: Catalog No. P20, 1920Add to your cart.
American Cement Machine sales literature: Brochure and spec sheet for Boss High-Speed portable concrete mixer and stationary concrete mixer. Damaged and incomplete, 10 pages.
Item 3: Catalog No. H20, 1920Add to your cart.
American Cement Machine sales literature: Brochure and spec sheet for Type A, Type B and Type C Boss hoist and All Oak material elevator. Also shows Boss backfiller. Damaged and incomplete, 10 pages.
Item 4: Catalog No. D29, c. 1929Add to your cart.
American Cement Machine sales literature: Catalog, spec sheet and price page for Boss 3-1/2S, 5S, 7S, 10S, 14S, 21S and 28S and Jit 3S portable concrete mixer and stationary concrete mixer; Boss 10E two bag dry batch paver; Boss Handy, Type X, Type XX, and Type XXH hoist; and Boss end dump box for dump truck. Includes order form and cover letter. 32 pages, soiled.
Item 5: Catalog No. T30, c. 1930Add to your cart.
American Cement Machine sales literature: Brochure and spec sheet for Boss Auto Trailer Mixer and 3-1/2S, 5S and 7S portable concrete mixer and stationary concrete mixer. 8 pages, soiled.
Item 6: Bulletin 104, c. 1930Add to your cart.
American Cement Machine sales literature: Brochure and spec sheet for Boss Big One-Bagger portable concrete mixer. Includes photo of transit mixer (mixer on early Ford truck), Novo gas engine, and Le Roi Twin-Cylinder Truck Engine gas engine. Damaged, six pages. Dated from similarity of list of fleet owners to list in Catalog T30.
Item 7: Boss 2-in-1 Building and Paving Mixer, n. d.Add to your cart.
American Cement Machine sales literature: Spec sheet for Boss 7E dry batch paver. Damaged, four pages.
Item 8: Unidentified catalog, n. d.Add to your cart.
American Cement Machine sales literature: Catalog and spec sheet discusses Boss High-Speed and Highway Special portable concrete mixer and stationary concrete mixer; Lincoln Highway two bag Traction Paver dry batch paver, hoist attachment for mixer; and diaphragm pump. Includes tetimonial letter from B. V. Perry Masonry Contractor. Damaged, no covers, 18 pages.


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