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    Interstate Commerce Commission Locomotive Inspection Reports, 1931-1964.
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    Interstate Commerce Commission Locomotive Inspection Reports, 1931-1964.
    Phy. Description: 
    8 cu. ft.
    24 boxes.
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    Bio / His Notes: 
    Records and photographs of the ICC for the years 1931-1964. Most photographs are of accidents or failures of equipment.
    Scope and Content: 
    Records compiled by the Bureau of Rail Safety of the Federal Railroad Administration. Data include names of locomotive builders and railroads operating them. Photographs are dated and railroads identified. Accident times and circumstances are noted.
    Divided into 4 series: 1) Steam Locomotive Boiler Records; 2) Electrics, Diesels, Rail Car Records; 3) Record Books; 4) Photoprints.
    Donated to the Smithsonian in 1971 (?) by Martha Yungmeyer, the daughter of D.W. Yungmeyer, who had been an inspector for the ICC. Transferred to the Archives Center on 10/20/1986 by John H. White, curator of land transportation, Division ofTransportation, NMAH.
    Finding aids: 
    Register with Container List by Robert S. Harding and Don Darroch, 13 pp., available in Archives Center
    Cite as: 
    Interstate Commerce Commission Locomotive Inspection Reports, 1931-1964, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Martha Yungmeyer.
    Form / Genre: 
    Photographs -- 20th century
    Repository Loc: 
    Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, Suite 1100, MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Call 202-633-3270 for appointment. Fax: 202-786-2453.
    Yungmeyer, Martha (donor).
    Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI (collector).
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    Archives Center at American HistoryACNMAH 0241Add Copy to MyList

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