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George Haiss Manufacturing Company, Inc.

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George Haiss Manufacturing Company, Inc., 1914-1949 and n. d. | Historical Construction Equipment Association

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Collection Overview

Title: George Haiss Manufacturing Company, Inc., 1914-1949 and n. d.Add to your cart.

ID: 1/101/1728

Primary Creator: Haiss (1888-????)

Extent: 0.05 Linear Feet

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

Subjects: Backhoe dipper, Belt conveyor, Booth & Flinn, Brooklyn, New York, Brooklyn Subway, Bucket loader, Cable shovel, Car unloader, Catskill Aqueduct, Chicago, Illinois, Clamshell bucket, Clamshell crane, Combination crusher, Conveyor, Counterweight holding drum, Crawler conversion, Dragline bucket, Dry batch paving, Force-feed loader, Fordson, George Haiss Manufacturing Company, Haiss, Haiss Brothers Coal Company, Jacobs & Davies Engineering, Jaw crusher, Louisville, Kentucky, Manure grapple, New York City, Ownership and operating costs, Patching plant, Path-Digging Loader, Pettibone Mulliken, Roll crusher, Rome, New York, Shovel dipper, Slat conveyor, Speedloader, Thomas L. Barrett Machinery, Trash grapple, Traxion, Universal Engineering, Wheel tractor

Forms of Material: Brochure, Catalog, Catalog page, Owner list, Sales correspondence, Sales literature

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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

Biographical Note

Haiss Brothers Coal Company was founded in New York City, New York, in 1888. George Haiss Manufacturing Company Inc. was founded there in 1890 to produce clamshell buckets, conveyors and other coal loading equipment, and Haiss invented the bucket loader in 1913. Haiss was acquired by Pettibone Mulliken Corporation (Collection 1177) in 1946, and was still operating as the George Haiss Manufacturing Company with offices in New York City, Chicago, Illinois, and Rome, New York in the mid-1950s. It became the George Haiss Division and consolidated its operations in Rome by 1965, and either ceased operations or was absorbed into another unit of Pettibone in 1971.

Subject/Index Terms

Backhoe dipper
Belt conveyor
Booth & Flinn
Brooklyn, New York
Brooklyn Subway
Bucket loader
Cable shovel
Car unloader
Catskill Aqueduct
Chicago, Illinois
Clamshell bucket
Clamshell crane
Combination crusher
Conveyor
Counterweight holding drum
Crawler conversion
Dragline bucket
Dry batch paving
Force-feed loader
Fordson
George Haiss Manufacturing Company
Haiss
Haiss Brothers Coal Company
Jacobs & Davies Engineering
Jaw crusher
Louisville, Kentucky
Manure grapple
New York City
Ownership and operating costs
Patching plant
Path-Digging Loader
Pettibone Mulliken
Roll crusher
Rome, New York
Shovel dipper
Slat conveyor
Speedloader
Thomas L. Barrett Machinery
Trash grapple
Traxion
Universal Engineering
Wheel tractor

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.

Related Materials: Collection 1177, Pettibone Mulliken Corporation. Its products and hisdtory were discussed in Issue 92 of Equipment Echoes.


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Group 1: Machinery records, 1914-1947 and n. d.Add to your cart.
Series 1: Sales literature, 1914-1947 and n. d.Add to your cart.
Subseries 1: Judd Griffith Collection, 1914-1947 and n. d.Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Clamshell buckets, 1914-1937Add to your cart.
Haiss sales literature: Brochure, catalog and spec sheets discuss clamshell bucket. Brochure 1014 is mutilated; photo subjects include construction of Catskill Aqueduct, New York City, by Booth & Flinn, and Brooklyn Subway, Brooklyn, New York, by Jacobs & Davies Engineering. Catalog 425 also discusses trash grapple, manure grapple and counterweight holding drum, and includes owner list. Bulletin H-175 includes line card illustrating Haiss bucket loader, slat conveyor and car unloader; Pettibone Mulliken shovel dipper and cable backhoe dipper, dragline bucket, Speedloader force-feed loader and asphalt patching plant; and Universal Engineering jaw crusher, roll crusher and portable combination crusher.
Folder 2: Bucket loaders, 1927-1928Add to your cart.
Haiss sales literature: Brochure, catalog and spec sheets discuss bucket loader. Catalog 527 discusses model 27 Creeper Model Path-Digging Loader, is labeled for dealer Thomas L. Barrett Machinery, Louisville, Kentucky, and includes comparative ownership and operating costs for bucket loader, gas cable shovel, clamshell crane and belt conveyor; explanation of how to calculate these costs; organization of materials handling for dry batch paving; and owner list. Catalog 328 discusses 16 stockpile loader.
Folder 3: Conveyors, 1927Add to your cart.
Haiss sales literature: Brochure, catalog and spec sheets discuss belt conveyor and slat conveyor.
Folder 4: Miscellaneous records, 1947 and n. d.Add to your cart.
Haiss sales literature: Sales correspondence discusses available stock of clamshell buckets as of Sep 24, 1947; photocopied catalog page from unidentified provenance discusses clamshell bucket, belt conveyor and Traxion crawler conversion for Fordson wheel tractor.


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