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Elisha Otis's Elevator Patent Drawing

Elisha Otis's Elevator Patent Drawing

Elisha Otis's elevator was the first with a safety catch to guard against the breaking of the cable. The Otis Company would become the premier manufacturer of electric elevators. Utility Patent Drawings

New York City - opening day at Lord & Taylor's store, Broadway and Twentieth Street - ladies ascending in the elevator / Hyde.

New York City - opening day at Lord & Taylor's store, Broadway and Twe...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 35, 1873 Jan. 11, p. 289

Phosphate elevators, Tampa pier, Fla

Phosphate elevators, Tampa pier, Fla

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 05849. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

His soonness / F. Opper.

His soonness / F. Opper.

Illustration shows New York Governor Hill pressing the "Notoriety" button for the "Presidential Elevator"; Uncle Sam, the manager of the elevator, is sitting nearby and tells Hill that he is too early, also sug... more

U.S. Reports: Sire v. Ellithorpe Air Brake Co., 137 U.S. 579 (1891)

U.S. Reports: Sire v. Ellithorpe Air Brake Co., 137 U.S. 579 (1891)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 137; October Term, 1890; Sire v. Ellithorpe Air Brake Co.

U.S. Reports: Humphreys v. McKissock, 140 U.S. 304 (1891)

U.S. Reports: Humphreys v. McKissock, 140 U.S. 304 (1891)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 140; October Term, 1890; Humphreys v. McKissock - Wabash, St. Louis and Pacific Railway Company v. McKissock

U.S. Reports: Chicago, Milwaukee &c. Railway v. Hoyt, 149 U.S. 1 (1893)

U.S. Reports: Chicago, Milwaukee &c. Railway v. Hoyt, 149 U.S. 1 (1893...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 149; October Term, 1892; Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway Company v. Hoyt

U.S. Reports: Lane and Bodley Co. v. Locke, 150 U.S. 193 (1893)

U.S. Reports: Lane and Bodley Co. v. Locke, 150 U.S. 193 (1893)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 150; October Term, 1893; Lane and Bodley Company v. Locke

Loading the great whaleback ship at the famous grain elevators, Chicago, U.S.A.

Loading the great whaleback ship at the famous grain elevators, Chicag...

Stereograph showing grain being loaded into whaleback docked near grain elevators. Copyright 1895 by Geo. Barker. On mount: Sold only by Underwood & Underwood. Title from item.

U.S. Reports: Missouri Pacific Railway v. Nebraska, 164 U.S. 403 (1896)

U.S. Reports: Missouri Pacific Railway v. Nebraska, 164 U.S. 403 (1896...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 164; October Term, 1896; Missouri Pacific Railway Company v. Nebraska

Chicago River elevators

Chicago River elevators

Copyright 1900 by Detroit Photographic Co. Title from item. Caption for similar image (LC-D4-12626) lists title as: [Chicago River elevators, Chicago, Ill.]. Detroit Publishing Co. no. "53631". Forms part of: P... more

Scene from the elevator ascending Eiffel Tower /

Scene from the elevator ascending Eiffel Tower /

"A marvelously clear picture taken from the top of the elevator of the Eiffel Tower during going up and coming down of the car. This wonderful tower is 1,000 feet in height, and the picture produces a most sens... more

U.S. Reports: Bigby v. United States, 188 U.S. 400 (1903)

U.S. Reports: Bigby v. United States, 188 U.S. 400 (1903)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 188; October Term, 1902; Bigby v. United States

Canadian photographs from U.S. National archives, 1990s

Canadian photographs from U.S. National archives, 1990s

"Harry & H.M.R. at C.N.R. Elevator"..Photograph of Harry Jones and Harold McMurrich Rathbun at a Canadian Northern Railway elevator. The photograph is one of a set taken on a trip across the prairies, immediate... more

Just up, Hecla i.e. Calumet and Hecla Mine shaft No. 2, Calumet, Mich

Just up, Hecla i.e. Calumet and Hecla Mine shaft No. 2, Calumet, Mich

Corresponding glass transparency (with same series code) available on videodisc frame 1A-30511. Negative shattered upper left corner; corner piece filed separately. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 019051. Gift; Stat... more

Elevator painting, Byron R. White U.S. Courthouse, Denver, Colorado

Elevator painting, Byron R. White U.S. Courthouse, Denver, Colorado

Architect: Tracy, Swartwout, and Litchfield. Built 1910-1916. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date, and subject note provided by the photographer. Credit li... more

The threatening coal strike

The threatening coal strike

Five miners ascending a mine shaft in cage, Kingston Coal Co., Pennsylvania. Photograph by National Photo Co.

U.S. Reports: Interstate Com. Comm. V. Diffenbaugh, 222 U.S. 42 (1911)

U.S. Reports: Interstate Com. Comm. V. Diffenbaugh, 222 U.S. 42 (1911)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 222; October Term, 1911; Interstate Commerce Commission v. Diffenbaugh/Interstate Commerce Commission v. F. H. Peavey &(and) Company/Union Pacific Railroad Company v. Same

U.S. Reports: Union Pacific R.R. v. Updike Grain Co., 222 U.S. 215 (1911)

U.S. Reports: Union Pacific R.R. v. Updike Grain Co., 222 U.S. 215 (19...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 222; October Term, 1911; Union Pacific Railroad Company v. Updike Grain Company and Crowell Lumber and Grain Company

U.S. Reports: Chicago Dock Co. v. Fraley, 228 U.S. 680 (1913)

U.S. Reports: Chicago Dock Co. v. Fraley, 228 U.S. 680 (1913)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 228; October Term, 1912; Chicago Dock and Canal Company v. Fraley, as Administratrix of Claffy

U.S. Reports: Geo. A. Fuller Co. v. McClosekey, 228 U.S. 194 (1913)

U.S. Reports: Geo. A. Fuller Co. v. McClosekey, 228 U.S. 194 (1913)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 228; October Term, 1912; George A. Fuller Company v. McCloskey

U.S. Reports: Munsey v. Webb, 231 U.S. 150 (1913)

U.S. Reports: Munsey v. Webb, 231 U.S. 150 (1913)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 231; October Term, 1913; Munsey v. Webb, Administrator of Pennington

Baltimore & Ohio R.R. grain elevators, West Fairport, Ohio

Baltimore & Ohio R.R. grain elevators, West Fairport, Ohio

J215478 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; Haines Photo Co.; May 8, 1916. Copyright claimant's address: Conneaut, O.

In an elevator

In an elevator

Study of the relation of a nun to society. -GB People crowded together within the limited space of the lithographic stone, representing people crowding into the small confines of an elevator is Bellows' rather ... more

Baltimore & Ohio grain elevators, West Fairport, Ohio

Baltimore & Ohio grain elevators, West Fairport, Ohio

J215477 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; Haines Photo Co.; May 8, 1916. Copyright claimant's address: Conneaut, O.

The heroism of yesterday is the commonplace of today

The heroism of yesterday is the commonplace of today

(DLC/PP-1933:0112). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Chicago Tribune, Nov. 21, 1916.

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Rear control crate, showing crating of elevators. Dayton-Wright Airplane Co., Dayton, Ohio

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Rear control crate, showing crating...

Date Taken: 4/11/1918 Photographer: Dayton-Wright Airplane Co. Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants

Airplanes - Types - Cadet Clarence T. Springer in Plane JN-4-D, American, crashed on February 1, 1919. Engine cut out, turned in good order to get into good field and landed with wind. Made good landing but wind got in under elevators and nosed ship over. Div. Military Aeronautics. Washington, D.C

Airplanes - Types - Cadet Clarence T. Springer in Plane JN-4-D, Americ...

Date Taken: 1/0/1919 Photographer: Div. Military Aeronautics Airplanes - Types

U.S. Reports: Lake Erie & W. R. R. Co. v. Pub. Util. Comm., 249 U.S. 422 (1919)

U.S. Reports: Lake Erie & W. R. R. Co. v. Pub. Util. Comm., 249 U.S. 4...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 249; October Term, 1918; Lake Erie &(and) Western Railroad Company v. State Public Utilities Commission of Illinois ex rel. Cameron

Elevator at the Alton Lennon Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Wilmington, North Carolina

Elevator at the Alton Lennon Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Wil...

Built in 1919 by architect James A. Wetmore. The style is Neoclassical. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date and keywords from information provided by the p... more

A Bucharest hotel is modern in every way except the elevators which carry you up but not down. As in most European hotels signs warn you of the danger of riding down in the elevators Part of Carpenter's World Travels after crossing the Danube is entering Roumania.

A Bucharest hotel is modern in every way except the elevators which ca...

Photographs show scenes in Romania including a large hotel (the Athenʹee Palace) in Bucharest and a porter carrying a large trunk from a boat on the Danube River. Title from item. Negative series code stamped o... more

Ground-plan of elevators, mills, warehouses, yards and docks of the Washburn-Crosby Company and Frontier Elevator & Mill Co., Buffalo, N.Y

Ground-plan of elevators, mills, warehouses, yards and docks of the Wa...

Scale 1:240; 1 in. = 20 ft. Manuscript; pen-and-ink. Annotated in pencil: Compiled by Charles R. Cobb. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Cadastral map. "June 1925." Available also through the Library o... more

U.S. Reports: Pizitz Co. v. Yeldell, 274 U.S. 112 (1927)

U.S. Reports: Pizitz Co. v. Yeldell, 274 U.S. 112 (1927)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 274; October Term, 1926; Louis Pizitz Dry Goods Company, Inc. v. Yeldell, Administrator

Grain elevators, Caldwell, Idaho

Grain elevators, Caldwell, Idaho

Photograph shows Caldwell Flour Mills building.

William Kenzo Nakamura U.S. Courthouse, Seattle, Washington

William Kenzo Nakamura U.S. Courthouse, Seattle, Washington

Built in 1939-1940 by Architect Gilbert Stanley Underwood in Modernistic style. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided ... more