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The Standard Scale & Supply Company

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The Standard Scale & Supply Company, 1912-1920 | Historical Construction Equipment Association

By Thomas Berry

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Collection Overview

Title: The Standard Scale & Supply Company, 1912-1920Add to your cart.

ID: 1/101/523

Primary Creator: Standard Scale & Supply Company

Extent: 1.0 Folders

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

Subjects: Air compressor, Baltimore, Maryland, Chicago, Illinois, Clarence W. Bowman, Cleveland, Ohio, Concrete mixer, Dallas, Texas, Detroit, Michigan, Diaphragm pump, Dry batch paver, Elevator, Engineering News, Factory, Gas engine, Hoist, New York City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Piston air compressor, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Portable concrete mixer, Skip, Standard Scale & Supply, Stationary concrete mixer, Stiffleg derrick, Table saw

Forms of Material: Advertisement, Brochure, Line card, Sales literature, Spec sheet

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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

Collection Historical Note

Standard Scale & Supply Company was headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and had offices in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Chicago, Illinois; Baltimore, Maryland; Cleveland, Ohio; Dallas, Texas; and New York City. There is no known relationship between it and another Standard Scale & Supply Company, founded in 1946 by Clarence W. Bowman in Detroit, Michigan.

Biographical Note

Standard Scale & Supply Company was headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and had offices in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Chicago, Illinois; Baltimore, Maryland; Cleveland, Ohio; Dallas, Texas; and New York City. The Baker Manufacturing Company (Collection 133) was a dealer for Standard mixers.

There is no known relationship between it and another Standard Scale & Supply Company, founded in 1946 by Clarence W. Bowman in Detroit, Michigan.

Subject/Index Terms

Air compressor
Baltimore, Maryland
Chicago, Illinois
Clarence W. Bowman
Cleveland, Ohio
Concrete mixer
Dallas, Texas
Detroit, Michigan
Diaphragm pump
Dry batch paver
Elevator
Engineering News
Factory
Gas engine
Hoist
New York City
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Piston air compressor
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Portable concrete mixer
Skip
Standard Scale & Supply
Stationary concrete mixer
Stiffleg derrick
Table saw

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


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Group 1: Machinery records, 1912-1920Add to your cart.
Series 1: Sales literature, standard format, 1912-1920Add to your cart.
Subseries 1: Judd Griffith Collection, 1912-1920Add to your cart.
Folder 1: General product line, 1912-1920Add to your cart.
Item 1: Ask Any Contractor Who Has the Standard . . ., 1912Add to your cart.
Standard Scale & Supply sales literature: Advertisement photocopied from Sep 5 1912 issue of Engineering News discusses portable concrete mixer and Cart Charger skip.
Item 2: Catalogue 190, 1920Add to your cart.
Standard Scale & Supply sales literature: Brochure and spec sheet discuss 420, 720, 1420, 2120, 4S20, 7S20, 14S20 and 21S20 portable concrete mixer with steam, gas or electric power; 10R20 dry batch paver with steam power; 28S20 stationary concrete mixer, SSS vertical gas engine; diaphragm pump; and hoist. Line card also illustrates portable piston air compressor; stiffleg derrick; elevator; and table saw. Includes illustration of factory exterior.


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