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Subseries 6. Railroads

Scope and Content Notes:

These materials are maps, sketches, and surveys of railroads that Frick used in planning the transport of his coke and steel products. The railroad plans include Pennsylvania Railroad, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, St. Clair Terminal Railroad, Pittsburgh Terminal Railroad and Coal Company, as well as Midway and Oakdale Railway Company. There are also some railroad and railway maps produced by the Pennsylvania State Railroad. The maps and sketches date from 1890 to 1912.


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Roll 1 1. Map of unidentified canal or railroad. Tracing paper. (8.5" x 37"), undated
2. Steam Railroad Map of Pennsylvania. Issued by the Pennsylvania State Railroad Commission. Paper copy. (35" x 56"), 1912
3. Electric Railway Map of Pennsylvania. Issued by the Pennsylvania State Railroad Commission.Paper copy. (35" x 56"), 1912
Roll 2 1. Unidentified drawing [showing rights of way for a railroad line?] through Dorset, Andover, and Williamsfield Townships, Pa., and Ashtabula Co., Ohio. Blueprint. (23.5" x 246"), undated
2. Unidentified drawing [showing rights of way for railroad line?] through Mercer and Venango Cos., Pa. Blueprint. (22.5" x 269"), undated
3. Unidentified drawing [showing rights of way for railroad line?] through Crawford and Mercer Cos., Pa. Blueprint. (22.5" x 269"), undated
4. Map showing railroads between Haselton and Warren. Blueprint. (30" x 169"), 1891
5. Plan of Right of Way: West Elizabeth, Dravoesburg and Duquesne St. Ry. Blueprint. (14" x 85"), 1900
6. Plan of Right of Way: West Elizabeth, Dravoesburg and Duquesne St. Ry. Blueprint. (14" x 85"), 1900
7. Plan and Profile of Section of W. E. and D. St. Ry. From Coal Valley to Blair Station. Blueprint. (12.5" x 120"), 1900
Roll 3 1. Coke works of the Connellsville Coke Region from surveys of the Pennsylvania Railroad. Photocopy. (37" x 11"), 1890
2. Proposed cutoff of B. & O. Railroad through Bellefield district. Blueprint. (28.5" x 56"), undated
3. Chart of railroad stations in N.Y., Pa., and Ohio showing precipitation for the years 1859-1904. Paper copy. (20" x 28"), 1904
4. Charts showing precipitations at various railroad stations. Paper copy. (9" x 13") [11 sheets], ca. 1906
5. Plan of right-of-way for the West Elizabeth and Dravosburg St. Railway. Blueprint. (36"x 51"), March 1900
6. Map of the West Side Belt Railroad in Clairton, Pa., showing connection with St. Clair Terminal Railroad. Blueprint. (40.5" x 61"), December 1904
7. Map of West Side Belt Railroad branches, yards, connections, and mines of the Pittsburgh Terminal Railroad and Coal Co. Blueline. (42" x 68"), undated
Roll 4 1. Map of survey location of line of the Midway and Oakdale Railway Co. Coated cloth. (21" x 82"), October 25, 1900
2. Map of right of way of line of The Midway and Oakdale Railway Co. Blueprint. (13" x 74"), 1900
3. Profile of Midway and Oakdale Railway. Blueprint. (5" x 26"), 1901
Roll 5 1. Pennsylvania Railroad, Monongahela Division. Proposed extension of Bridge No. 16. Blueprint. (18" x 24"), 1903
2. Map of the Pittsburgh District, showing Railroad Terminals and Location of Iron and Steel Industries having Track Connections. Paper copy. (13.5" x 17"), 1902
3. Drawing of Pennsylvania Railroad bridges near New Brighton, Pa. in Ft. Wayne Co. Coated cloth. (16" x 43"), undated
4. Plan showing right-of-way of the West Side Belt Railroad through the property of H.C. Frick, Allegheny Co., Pa. Blueprint. (19" x 33"), undated
5. Map of the P.B. & L.E. Railroad. Blueprint. (32.5" x 16.5"), undated
6. Bruce and Clairton Railroad Co., "Sheet No. 7." Blueprint. (20.5" x 30.5"), 1901
7. [Unidentified drawing of rail road bridge?] Coated Cloth. (8" x 34.5"), undated
8. Plan of current and proposed railways along the Monongahela River. Blueprint. (20.5" x 33"), undated
Roll 6 1. Letter and analysis from Pennsylvania Railroad president James McCrea re: analysis of new enterprises located on railroads in Pittsburgh district. Blueprint. (17" x 20") [13 sheets of analysis], December 7, 1911