Ink drawings on paper by the American artist Raymond Pettibon. 4 portraits of Joseph Stalin with text: I love gossip ... (1986), We can make wonderful shoes out of birchbark ... (1986), Just leave my friend Ivan alone ... (1987), We don't keep count ... (1987). 2 of locomotives: You can't ride that train! ... (1986) and In the true version of the thoughts, edited at last by Pinkerton ... (1993). 1 of an unidentified man: I am convinced that one of the tasks of the talented is to restore the tints of life ... (1993). All signed by the artist on versos
Blueprint drawings with detailed specifications related to railroad locomotives of the Wisconsin Central Railway built by the Lima Locomotive Works, Lima, Ohio, and the American Locomotive Company, Schenectady, New York, 1882-1938
This artificial and still open collection consists primarily of scale drawings and paintings of furniture and decorative objects. In addition, several items depict such vehicles as locomotives, fire engines, carriages, and boats. Media used include watercolors, pen and ink, pencil, and chalk. The bulk of the collection dates from the second half of the 19th century with a number from the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Artists are identified on some of the drawings
Drawings include elevations, perspective views, sections, plans and details of elevated railway bridges, railway stations, pneumatic tubes, and tracks (dated from ca. 1873-1876). Also includes drawings of locomotives
Smithsonian Institution - National Museum of American History
Scope and Contents note 202 assembly drawings of locomotives and tenders, prepared to check the clearances and major component parts of the locomotive. When work was slow, draftsmen hand-colored the drawings. They were not used in the shop but were retained for engineering reference.