256 •(ROEPER HOIST AND CRANE WORKS) A company presentation album with 101 photographs of industrially used early American steel hoists and cranes manufactured by the Roeper Hoist and Crane Works, pictured at their installed locations.
Containing sharp images, photographed over a period of time, depicting heavy hoisting and lifting machinery installed at companies and institutions throughout the Northeastern United States. Silver (70) and printing-out-paper (31) prints, the images measuring approximately 3x5 inches (7.6x12.7 cm.), and the reverse, mounted recto/verso to black pages, each with a typed caption label affixed identifying the piece of machinery, the company and location where it is installed. Oblong 8vo, black cloth covered boards. Circa 1905-15