Atlanta History Center
Georgia Car and Locomotive Company (Atlanta, Ga.)
|Title: ||Georgia Car and Locomotive Company Records|
|Dates: ||1904-1969, undated|
3.0 linear ft.
Georgia Car and Locomotive Company was headquartered in downtown Atlanta on Ridge Avenue; Forest Greene (abt.1877 – d. June 30, 1971) served as president from 1904 -19691. Georgia Car and Locomotive Company, acting as a dealer, sold a variety of railroad and passenger cars, locomotive cranes, dump cars, logging cars, repair parts, and equipment for commercial purposes. The company also sold second-hand equipment and rebuilt parts for locomotive cars. The sales territory for the company encompassed the states of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. Additional descriptive information regarding Georgia Car and Locomotive Company has not been determined.
Scope and Content Note
The majority of the collection consists of vendor sales brochures, pamphlets, catalogs, and specification sheets pertaining to locomotive equipment and replacement parts. Some vendors represented in the collection are Browning Locomotive Cranes, Industrial Brownhoist Corporation, The Marion Steam Shovel Company, and Western Cars. Also included in the collection are two oversized parts and sales catalogues compiled by MacRae’s Blue Book, and Manning, Maxwell, and Moore, Inc., an assortment of Georgia Car and Locomotive sales brochures, and two large wall calendars published by the National Railway Historical Society, Inc.
This collection is arranged alphabetically according to title by staff.
[identification of item(s)], Georgia Car and Locomotive Company Records, MSS 104, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center.
Gift of the Estate of Forest Greene, 1972 (1972.146)
Collection processed in 2008
Restrictions on Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
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|1||Catalogue – MacRae’s Blue Book consolidated with Hendrick’s Commercial Register, 1934 edition, 42nd edition|
|Catalogue – Manning, Maxwell, and Moore Inc.,catalogue of machines and industrial tools, 1909 edition|
|2||Equipment Specifications – Box Cars, undated|
|3||Equipment Specifications – Caboose, undated|
|4||Equipment Specifications – Flat Cars, undated|
|5||Equipment Specifications – Gondola Cars, undated|
|6||Equipment Specifications – Ore Cars, undated|
|7||Equipment Specifications – Parts, undated|
|8||Equipment Specifications – Stock Cars, undated|
|9||Equipment Specifications – Tank Cars, undated|
|10||Georgia Car and Locomotive Sales Brochures, undated|
|11||Presentation Binders, 1928-1930, undated|
|12||Railroad Agencies and Organizations, 1931, 1934|
|13||Vendor – American Car and Foundry Company, undated|
|14||Vendor – The Atlas Car and Manufacturing Company, undated|
|15||Vendor - The Baldwin Locomotive Works, 1929|
|16||Vendor – Ball Engine Company, undated|
|17||Vendor – Browning Locomotive Cranes, undated|
|18||Vendor – Browning Locomotive Cranes, 1920, 1924|
|3||1||Vendor – Bucyrus Company, undated|
|2||Vendor – Continental Dump Cars, undated|
|3||Vendor – The Differential Steel Car, 1925, 1927, undated|
|4||Vendor – Goodwin Car Company, undated|
|5||Vendor – Industrial Brownhoist Corporation, undated|
|6||Vendor – Industrial Brownhoist Corporation, 1918|
|7||Vendor – Industrial Works, undated|
|8||Vendor – Industrial Works, undated|
|9||Vendor – The Jordan Spreader, undated|
|10||Vendor – Koehring Shovel Crane Company, 1927|
|11||Vendor – The Kilbourne and Jacobs Manufacturing Company, 1919, undated|
|12||Vendor – Link-Belt, 1927|
|4||1||Vendor – The Marion Steam Shovel Company, undated|
|2||Vendor – The Marion Steam Shovel Company, 1926|
|3||Vendor – The McMyler Interstate Company, undated|
|4||Vendor – Mead-Morrison Manufacturing Company, 1929|
|5||Vendor – National Railway Appliance Company, undated|
|5||1||Vendor – Ohio Locomotive Cranes, undated|
|2||Vendor – The Ohio Power Shovel Company, undated|
|3||Vendor – Orton and Steinbrenner Company, undated|
|4||Vendor – Standard Tank Car Company, 1920|
|5||Vendor – The Thew Shovel Company, undated|
|6||Vendor – The Universal Crane Company, undated|
|7||Vendor – Western Cars (Western Wheeled Scraper Company), undated|
|8||Vendor – Western Cars (Western Wheeled Scraper Company), undated|
|9||Vendor – William J. Oliver Manufacturing Company, undated|
|MSS OS box 2.14||National Railway Historical Society, Inc., South East Louisiana Chapter ( two copies), Calendar 1970|