Caldwell Tank Company photographs, 1887-1951

Descriptive Summary

Title
Caldwell Tank Company photographs, 1887-1951
Creator
Caldwell Tank Company
Extent
ca. 1,000 items
Subjects
Business and Industry
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Louisville

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Since 1887 the Caldwell Tank Company, Louisville, has built large liquid storage tanks for sites throughout North America. This collection includes photographs of each tank assembled, including the installation site, most of which were within the grounds of factories and farms. These photographs, along with some mechanical drawings included in the collection, serve to document styles and types of storage tanks as well as locations. Photographic processes include albumen prints, printing-out papers, and chloro-bromide papers.