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Portland Company Drawings
« on: January 21, 2009, 10:14:40 PM »
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mfrancoeur wrote:
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I see many references to the Portland Company drawings.
1) Has anyone compiled a list of the Portland Company Plans/Drawings available?
2) Do other plans exists besides the Portland company.
- Mike

Dave Crow replied:
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Mike,
I believe someone, possibly the fellow that wrote some small paperback books about the Portland Company, compiled a list of the drawings available.  I seem to recall someone at WW&F, James maybe, tell me that each of the museums has a copy of this list.  When I asked to see the list last Fall, Jason had it with him due to the research needed to rebuild #9.
Some of the Jackson & Sharp/AC&F drawings still exist.  The Delaware State Archives has some photos from the J&S factory, including builders photos of passenger equipment #1, #3, #6, and #7.  I also found erecting drawings for #1, #5, and #6.  There is also a drawing for the J&S passenger trucks as used under most, if not all, of the Maine 2-foot equipment.
Hope this helps.
Dave Crow
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