Steve Johnson shared a link to a photo album with the comment: ""Our pneumatic tools in use on one hundred and thirty-five railroads" 1897 Chicago Pneumatic Tool Co pneumatic hammers brochure, including their Boyer Railway Speed Recorder. Very cool illustrations, rare early brochure, company incorporated in 1895."
Steve Johnson Did a very extensive search and only found one other copy, in the Canadian National Archives of all places.
Dennis DeBruler Between steam locomotives, ships, bridges, and skyscrapers, there were a lot of rivets that had to be pounded back then.
Below are some of the photos from that album.
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