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The Equitable Asphalt Maintenance Company


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Machinery records

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The Equitable Asphalt Maintenance Company, 1914-1916 and n. d. | Historical Construction Equipment Association

By Thomas Berry

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Collection Overview

Title: The Equitable Asphalt Maintenance Company, 1914-1916 and n. d.Add to your cart.

ID: 1/101/1706

Primary Creator: Equitable Asphalt Maintenance Company

Extent: 3.0 Items

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

Subjects: Asphalt plant, Baltimore Avenue, Bedford Avenue, Broadway, Brooklyn, New York, Canal Street, Chicago, Illinois, Court Street, Eighth Street, Equitable Asphalt Maintenance, Felix Street, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Kansas City, Missouri, Lutz, Market Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, Park Hotel, Presbyterian Hospital, Seventh Street, St. Charles Street, St. Joseph, Missouri, St. Louis, Missouri, Surface heater, Woodland Avenue, Wood Street

Forms of Material: Brochure, Engineering study, Sales letter, Sales literature, Spec sheet, Testimonial

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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

Biographical Note

The Equitable Asphalt Maintenance Company was based in Kansas City, Missouri, with a plant in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Nothing else is known about their operations.

Subject/Index Terms

Asphalt plant
Baltimore Avenue
Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, New York
Canal Street
Chicago, Illinois
Court Street
Eighth Street
Equitable Asphalt Maintenance
Felix Street
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Kansas City, Missouri
Market Street
New Orleans, Louisiana
Park Hotel
Presbyterian Hospital
Seventh Street
St. Charles Street
St. Joseph, Missouri
St. Louis, Missouri
Surface heater
Woodland Avenue
Wood Street

Administrative Information

Repository: Historical Construction Equipment Association

Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on this collection.

Physical Access Note: Many records in Group 1 Series 1 Subseries 1 are in poor physical condition.

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. Additional records have been donated by:

<ul> <li> Mike Oestreich, Accession 2011-0025 (received May 13, 2011)</li></ul>

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Group 1: Machinery records, 1914-1916 and n. d.Add to your cart.
Series 1: Sales literature, 1914-1916 and n. d.Add to your cart.
Subseries 1: Judd Griffith Collection, 1914-1916Add to your cart.
Item 1: Testimonial and engineering study, 1914-1915Add to your cart.
Equitable Asphalt Maintenance sales literature: Testimonial letter and engineering study of portable asphalt plant production, Aug and Sep 1914, Salem, Oregon. Two pages, one oversize.
Item 2: Equitable Portable Asphalt Mixer, c. 1916Add to your cart.
Equitable Asphalt Maintenance sales literature: Brochure discusses portable asphalt plant. Lutz Surface Heater illustrated in brochure and sales letter, from which brochure is dated. 11 pages.
Subseries 2: Additional accessions, n. d.Add to your cart.
Item 1: Practical Methods Applied to Moden Paving, n. d.Add to your cart.
Equitable Asphalt Maintenance sales literature: Booklet discusses use of Equitable Surface Heater and contains before, during and after scenes of street resurfacing: Seventh Street at Baltimore Avenue, and Eighth Street at Woodland Avenue (both in Kansas City, Missouri); Broadway North at Market Street, St. Louis, Missouri; Seventh Street, between Felix Street and Edmond Street, St. Joseph, Missouri; South Court Street, showing the Park Hotel, Memphis, Tennessee; Wood Street, showing Presbyterian Hospital, Chicago, Illinois; St. Charles Street at Canal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana; and Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, New York. 28 pages, some damage.

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