New York Engineering Company; Empire Gold Dredges. New York Engineering Co., Designers and Builders of Gold Dredging Equipment. 2 Rector Street, New York, circa 1920. Quarto, pp. 68, numerous photo illustrations of dredges and equipment.
The catalogue is complete and in original dark blue wraps with, green titles with gilt vignette and borders. The binding is clean, light edge wear to covers, spine edge re-enforced with matching Japanese tissue. Text is clean, with four hole punch at inner margin where catalogue was kept in a binder. In very good condition.
This is a very rare and historic equipment catalog showing and describing the company's line of Empire gold dredges and associated equipment. The photos show the dredges in operation as well as equipment used in the dredges. The photos are set in historic gold mining regions.?The catalogue describes the various types of dredges built, the associated equipment and the conditions under which each dredge is meant to operate.