Historic Technical Publications

These are techincal publications from the vendors who supplied passenger car mechanical equipment. These manuals and the equipment they describe are long since out of production. Some are very hard to find. I am providing these scans as a free service to anyone who needs to keep this old equipment functioning. All trademarks and copyrights belong to their respective owners.

These files are 300-dpi scans bound into Adobe Acrobat .pdf files. They are not small. Alphabetical by manufacturer.

Cutler-Hammer

Cutler-Hammer Relays and Contactors
2,009 kb

Dayton Rubber Mfg. Co.

"D-R" Toothed Vee Belt Axle Drives
10,418 kb

Frigidaire

Frigidaire Railway Air Conditioning Installation and Service Manual
1949 - 81,045 kb
Frigidaire Railway Air Conditioning Parts Catalog
1950 - 33,574 kb
Frigidaire Railway Air Conditioning Parts Catalog
1955 - 26,912 kb

Reliance

Operation and Maintenance of Reliance type 'T' Standard D.C. Motors
1953 - 538 kb

Safety

Operation and Care of Safety Electrical Equiment for Railroad Car Lighting and Air Conditioning
1951 - 3,896 kb

Spicer

Spicer Positive Railway Generator Drive
3,696 kb

Trane

Trane Operation and Service Manual - Trane Railway Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems
1954 - 14,638 kb

Vapor

Information, Instructions and Parts Catalog for Air Conditioning Controls and Vapor Heating Devices used with Air Conditioning Equipment
1935 - 23,047 kb
Vapor Passenger Car Steam Heat
1952? - 92,041 kb

Waukesha

Operating Manual and Parts List for the Waukesha Ice Engine (Models "C" and "D".)
5,868 kb
Operating Manual and Parts List for the Waukesha Motor ("B" and "B-1" 7.5kw Engine-Generators and "C", "D" and "D-1" Ice Engines.)
22,873 kb
Operating Manual and Parts List for the Waukesha Railway Ice Engine Model E and the Engine-Generator Model C
38,761 kb
Operating Manual and Parts List for Waukesha 25kw Diesel Enginators
6,213 kb - Partial

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