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Information Center for Ropeway Studies

Casper D. Meals Historical Wire Rope Library

The Casper D. Meals Historical Wire Rope Library (1888-1948?) consists of 36 bound volumes that comprised Meals' working library. Meals was a wire rope engineer, and he collected and bound together catalogs, reports, brochures, specifications, articles, and industry practice documents according to his own organizational schema for reference to support his work. 

How to Discover Materials in the Meals Collection

The physical volumes have the call number, TS 1718.M32 in the Ropeway Center. 

Examples from the Meals Collection