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Lackawanna Steel Company


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Machinery records

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Lackawanna Steel Company, 1915 | Historical Construction Equipment Association

By Thomas Berry

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Title: Lackawanna Steel Company, 1915Add to your cart.

ID: 1/105/1754

Primary Creator: Lackawanna Steel Company (1902-1982)

Extent: 0.0 Items

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

Subjects: 92nd Street Bridge, Battleship Maine, Bethlehem Steel, Black Rock Harbor, Bridge Street Bridge, Buffalo, New York, Camden, New Jersey, Cape Fear River, Chicago, Illinois, Clamshell dredge, Cofferdam, Coon Rapids Dam, Delaware Lackawanna & Western, Des Moines, Iowa, Des Moines Water Company, Don River, Don River Diversion, Dredge, Euphrates River, Guy derrick, Harlem River Tube, Hindieh Barrage, Kings Bluff Lock, Kinney Building, Lackawanna, New York, Lackawanna Iron & Steel, Lackawanna Steel Company, Lexington Avenue Subway, Locomotive crane, Ludington, Michigan, Maumee River, Newark, New Jersey, New York City, New York State Barge Canal, Pennsylvania Railroad, Philadelphia & Reading, Pile driver, Pile hammer, Schuylkill River, Sewer, Sheet piling, Steam pile hammer, Toledo, Ohio, Toronto, Ontario, Tunkhannock Viaduct, USS Maine, Victor Talking Machine Company, Yardley, Pennsylvania

Forms of Material: Catalog, Photograph, Sales literature

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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

Biographical Note

Lackawanna Steel Company was organized in 1902 in what would become Lackawanna, New York, as successor to Lackawanna Iron & Steel Company. It operated independently until 1922, when it was acquired by Bethlehem Steel as a subsidiary, and it ceased operations Oct 15 1982.

Subject/Index Terms

92nd Street Bridge
Battleship Maine
Bethlehem Steel
Black Rock Harbor
Bridge Street Bridge
Buffalo, New York
Camden, New Jersey
Cape Fear River
Chicago, Illinois
Clamshell dredge
Coon Rapids Dam
Delaware Lackawanna & Western
Des Moines, Iowa
Des Moines Water Company
Don River
Don River Diversion
Euphrates River
Guy derrick
Harlem River Tube
Hindieh Barrage
Kings Bluff Lock
Kinney Building
Lackawanna, New York
Lackawanna Iron & Steel
Lackawanna Steel Company
Lexington Avenue Subway
Locomotive crane
Ludington, Michigan
Maumee River
Newark, New Jersey
New York City
New York State Barge Canal
Pennsylvania Railroad
Philadelphia & Reading
Pile driver
Pile hammer
Schuylkill River
Sheet piling
Steam pile hammer
Toledo, Ohio
Toronto, Ontario
Tunkhannock Viaduct
USS Maine
Victor Talking Machine Company
Yardley, Pennsylvania

Administrative Information

Repository: Historical Construction Equipment Association

Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on this collection.

Physical Access Note: 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 received in the Judd Griffith Collection, Accession 2000-0113 (received Sep 22, 2000).

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Item 1: Lackawanna Sheel Steel Piling, Bulletin 108, 1915Add to your cart.
Lackawanna Steel Company sales literature: Catalog discusses sheet piling and its applications. Photograph subjects include construction views of: Kings Bluff Lock, Cape Fear River, North Carolina; Hindieh Barrage, Euphrates River, Turkey; Kinney Building and Bridge Street Bridge, Newark, New Jersey; Rome Terminal, New York State Barge Canal; Harlem River Tube, Lexington Avenue Subway, New York City; Tunkhannock Viaduct, Delaware Lackawanna & Western Railway; 92nd Street Bridge, Chicago, Illinois; Pennsylvania Railroad bridge, Maumee River, Toledo, Ohio, showing unidentified clamshell dredge; sewer construction, Ludington, Michigan; water line construction, Des Moines Water Company, Des Moines, Iowa; Pennsylvania Railroad bridge, Schuylkill River; Philadelphia & Reading Railway bridge, Yardley, Pennsylvania; Victor Talking Machine Company plant, Camden, New Jersey; Black Rock Harbor improvements, Buffalo, New York; and Coon Rapids Dam, Minnesota. Other photograph subjects include: Guy derrick at company dock; storage yard at the plant; unidentified steam locomotive crane, steam pile driver and steam pile hammer; docks on Don River Diversion, Toronto, Ontario; and cellular cofferdam erected for raising the battleship USS Maine, which is discussed in detail. Some subjects are shown in multiple locations in the catalog.

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