• Ashton Valve Company

  • General discussion about locomotives, rolling stock, and equipment
General discussion about locomotives, rolling stock, and equipment

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  by Rick A
 
I recently icked up an old Ashton gage ,unused and in it's original packaging.


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  by Rick A
 
I recently picked up a quadruplex RR gage.
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  by Rick A
 
In 1897 the Moran Bros. received a discounted price list of their products. Here are the prices they received.
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  by Rick A
 
Part 2
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  by Rick A
 
part 3
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  by Rick A
 
One of the company's "mottos"
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  by Rick A
 
In 1903 there was a bill before congress to shorten the work day for laborers on government work to 8 hours. Here was the Ashton Valve response.

Some background on this bill.
https://www.dol.gov/general/aboutdol/history/coalstrike
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  by Rick A
 
part 2
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last pages
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A gauge calibrating device article from the 1909 Railway and Locomotive Engineering journal.
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  by Rick A
 
1877, the company first incorporated in Hartford CT. I recently was able to obtain a copy of the letter from the Hartford Daily Courant which is attached below along with a photo of one of the first stock certificates.
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A vacuum gage article from the 1912 Compressed Air journal.
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