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Emsco Derrick & Equipment Company


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Machinery records

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Emsco Derrick & Equipment Company, 1938 | Historical Construction Equipment Association

By Thomas Berry

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Predominant Dates:1938

ID: 1/101/1703

Primary Creator: Emsco Derrick & Equipment Company

Extent: 1.0 Items

Arrangement: Group 1, Machinery Records, is arranged by record format, record type and subseries.

Subjects: Angle dozer, Cable control unit, Chicago, Illinois, Cletrac, Cleveland, Ohio, Cleveland Tractor Company, Emsco, Los Angeles, California, Pull ripper, Pull scraper, Straight dozer, Trailbuilder

Forms of Material: Brochure, Price page, Sales literature, Spec sheet

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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

Biographical Note

Emsco Derrick & Equipment Company was based in Los Angeles, California. Its Tractor Equipment Division produced attachments and allied equipment for crawler tractors, which were marketed from its Chicago, Illinois sales office. It also had a warehouse in Cleveland, Ohio, in support of its business with Cleveland Tractor Company (Cletrac). Nothing else is known about their operations.

Subject/Index Terms

Angle dozer
Cable control unit
Chicago, Illinois
Cleveland, Ohio
Cleveland Tractor Company
Los Angeles, California
Pull ripper
Pull scraper
Straight dozer

Administrative Information

Repository: Historical Construction Equipment Association

Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on this collection.

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

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Emsco sales literature: Bulletin 20-T, brochure discusses pull scraper, pull ripper, angle dozer and straight dozer. Includes specification sheet for cable control unit, and mimeographed price page for ESB, ESC and ESD pull scraper. Photograph subjects include Cletrac crawler tractor with this equipment. Nine pages; dated from price page.

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