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0188: Ralph W. Brafford Collection
Marshall University Archives and Special Collections
Russell Wing Elevator Snow plow, manufactured by Ensign Manufacturing Co., Huntington, W.Va., for Grand Rapids & Indiana Railroad, b&w from glass plate negative. The Grand Rapids & Indiana RR was absorbed by the Pennsylvania RR. Ensign Mfg. was the sole U.S. manufacturer of this snow plow. Appears to have been made out of wood, except for steel blade. Enisgn was absorbed into American Car & Foundry in 1899. Published in"Ely Enisgn and the Ensign Manufacturing Company," by Jack Dickinson
Subject Terms: Grand Rapids & Indiana RR American Car and Foundry Ensign Manufacturing Co. Russell Patented Snowplow Early Huntington photos Railroad cars Railroad snowplow locomotives Railroads
"Russell snow plow, manufactured by Ensign Mfg., Huntington, W.Va." (1898). 0188: Ralph W. Brafford Collection, 1918-1963. 1.