Berger Transit Theodolite

Description
C. L. Berger and Sons in Boston designed this instrument for use in cities and in bridge and tunnel construction. This example, serial number 14244, was made in 1923 and used by the Clayton Engineering Company in Clayton, Missouri.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1923
maker
C. L. Berger and Sons
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
glass (overall material)
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13 in; 33.02 cm
telescope: 11 1/2 in; x 29.21 cm
horizontal circle: 6 1/4 in; x 15.8496 cm
overall weight: 14 lb
wooden box: 10 in x 11 1/4 in x 15 1/4 in; 25.4 cm x 28.575 cm x 38.735 cm
ID Number
2009.0079.01
catalog number
2009.0079.01
accession number
2009.0079
Credit Line
The Clayton Engineering Company, Inc.
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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