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Smith Trailer Corporation, 1929-1931 and n. d. | Historical Construction Equipment Association

By Thomas Berry

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Collection Overview

Title: Smith Trailer Corporation, 1929-1931 and n. d.Add to your cart.

ID: 1/101/1824

Primary Creator: Smith Trailer Corporation

Extent: 2.0 Folders

Arrangement: Group 1, Machinery Records, is arranged by subseries, record type and publication number or date (where known).

Subjects: American Manganese Steel, AMSCO, Bottom dump wagon, Crawler assembly, Crawler dump wagon, Crawler transport wagon, Dealership agreement, Half-track, Half-track dump wagon, J. D. Adams & Company, Minneapolis Equipment Company, Smith Trailer, Syracuse, New York, Wheeled dump wagon

Forms of Material: Brochure, Correspondence, Sales letter, Sales literature, Sales training, Spec sheet

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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

Collection Historical Note

Smith Trailer Corporation was headquartered in Syracuse, New York, and produced a line of bottom dump wagons and “special haulage equipment” from at least 192 through at least 1931. In 1931, J. D. Adams & Company represented Smith Trailer as a sales agent.

Biographical Note

Smith Trailer Corporation was headquartered in Syracuse, New York, and produced a line of bottom dump wagons and “special haulage equipment” from at least 192 through at least 1931. In 1931, J. D. Adams & Company represented Smith Trailer as a sales agent.

Subject/Index Terms

American Manganese Steel
AMSCO
Bottom dump wagon
Crawler assembly
Crawler dump wagon
Crawler transport wagon
Dealership agreement
Half-track
Half-track dump wagon
J. D. Adams & Company
Minneapolis Equipment Company
Smith Trailer
Syracuse, New York
Wheeled dump wagon

Administrative Information

Repository: Historical Construction Equipment Association

Physical Access Note: Some records in Group 1 Series 1 Subseries 1 are in poor physical condition. Preservation photocopies are available for reference.

Acquisition Method:

This is an artificial collection comprised of records from multiple accessions. Initial records in this collection were received in the Duval Craven Papers. Additional records have been received from:

* Judd Griffith Collection, Accession 2000-0113 (received Sep 22 2000)


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Group 1: Machinery records, 1929-1931 and n. d.Add to your cart.
Series 1: Sales literature, 1929-1931 and n. d.Add to your cart.
Subseries 1: Judd Griffith Collection, 1929 and n. d.Add to your cart.
Smith Trailer Corporation sales literature: Brochure and spec sheet discuss bottom dump wagon (65, C5 and C7 crawler dump wagon; R3, R5, R40 and R65 wheeled dump wagon; and C8 and C10 half-track dump wagon); and T7 and T10 crawler transport wagon. Sales letter discusses use of American Manganese Steel Company (AMSCO) crawler assembly on crawler dump wagon. Correspondence discusses dealership agreement with Minneapolis Equipment Company.
Subseries 2: Duval Craven Papers, 1931 and n. d.Add to your cart.
J. D. Adams & Company sales training letter and bulletin discuss Smith Trailer Corporation crawler bottom dump wagon with American Manganese Steel Company (AMSCO) crawler assembly. Photocopied Smith Trailer Corporation brochure and spec sheet published over J. D. Adams name discuss bottom dump wagon (55, 65, 75, 85 and C crawler dump wagon, and 54, 64 and R40 wheeled dump wagon).


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