• Title
    Documents relating to the Jodphur Railways, India
  • Reference
  • Production date
    1924 - 1957
  • Creator
    • Cantlie, KennethBiography
  • Scope and Content
    Folder containing correspondence and documents relating to Jodphur Railways in 1920s during Kenneth Cantlie's career there and also in 1950s when he was working the for Locomotive Manufacturers Association (LMA). Contains a photograph of Kenneth Cantlie in 1923, Posadas, Argentina; six bundles of hand-written notes by Kenneth Cantlie titled 'Dear Father', depicting life in Jodphur, India (1924); a letter to Kenneth Cantlie from Rendel Palmer & Tritton regarding Kenneth Cantlie's appointment at Jodphur Railway, India, giving instructions (1924); a bundle of hand-written notes titled 'Sir P'; certificate of Kenneth Cantlie's employment at the Jodphur Railway 1924-1929 in English listing positions held; correspondence with the Jodphur Railway on various matters; documents related to Jodphur Railway Mutual Death Benefit Fund; Kenneth Cantlie's work contracts and agreements with the Jodphur Railway; sketches of wagon compartments on tracing paper; two blueprints on 2-8-2 spark arrester and smoke box; Locomotive Data pocket book with annotations by Baldwin Locomotive Works, Philadelphia 1923; correspondence 1940s-1950s with various correspondents including M.A. Rao and H.N. DeMellow and J. Rigg of Jodphur Railway regarding locomotive sales and other matters; copies of letters regarding war and the Jodphur Railway from 1940s; list of member companies of the LMA on 6th February 1950; a bundle of blueprints of 2-8-2 and 4-6-0 steam locomotives for Jodphur Railway in 1920s; documents and hand-written notes regarding a LMA visit to Jodphur Railways (1947).
  • Extent
    1 file with 2 photographs, 1 pocket book, 9 blueprints, approx. 185 pages
  • Level of description
  • Repository name
    National Railway Museum, York
  • Associated people and organisations
    • Locomotive Manufacturers' AssociationBiography
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