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Cool Links

These are sites that I have found to be very informative or just plain fun.
The first eleven are links to pages on this web site.

If you know of or have a web site that you think would be related and beneficial 
please submit it by E-Mail for consideration to Robert Parrish at:

Keuffel & Esser  history   More to come as I learn more, and other information relating to Keuffel & Esser
History of George Nicholas Saegmuller  also history of the Fauth & Co. of Washington, DC, and Bausch & Lomb.
http://www.surveyhistory.org Serial numbers and maker information.
Tripod Thread Sizes   More to come.
Alidade instructions  David White
Adjusting line of sight and Wye Level Adjusting Instructions
Berger_Manual_Of_Field_Adjustments.pdf  Berger instruments user Instruction Manual

Keuffel_Esser_Care_And_Adjustments.pdf K&E user Instruction Manual

Using the Transit.pdf Excellent simple example of using a transit.
bergercatalogf1947.pdf  Berger 1947 Catalog

Please let me know of any dead links for the following.

http://theodoliteclub.com/ A Russian collectors site very informative.
It can be viewed in English, German and Russian, at upper right click on flag for language desired.

http://www.monocular.info/ A very informative site about Monoculars

http://www.thesilenceisbroken.us A important book "The Silence is Broken!"
is dedicated to promoting a deeper understanding of current events in the Middle East and where
they are headed within the context of Gods prophetic word. Four more have been published now
expanding on the first book.
Written by a very good friend Doug Berner
They are available on Amazon.

http://americanhistory.si.edu/collections/surveying/  The Smithsonian's collection of instruments.
A very good site, and a must.

http://www.surveyhistory.org Surveying History,  Instruments and Serial Numbers 
of several makers are listed here.

http://www.nmsi.ac.uk/  London science museum

Wild history
and serial numbers. A Super Important Site

http://www.mohaveinstrument.com/NewFiles/Manuals.html A great source for instruction manuals.

http://www.company7.com/zeiss/history.html Zeiss history.

http://www.davistownmuseum.org/bioBuff.html The Davistown Museum
History of Buff & Buff and C. L. Berger & Sons

http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/geomag-web/ Magnetic declination calculator.

http://www.cadastral.com Sun and Polaris Ephemeris

http://earthsci.org/education/fieldsk/compass/compass.html A great Compass Tutorial.   

Other cool links

http://www.uspto.gov/  Search US Patents here.

http://www.FreePatentsOnline.com Search Patents here.

http://www.patent.gov.uk/  Search UK Patents and others here.

http://www.leupold.com   Leupold / Stevens history

http://www.csulb.edu/~mbrenner/balloon.htm Pibal (Balloon) Theodolites

http://www.sliderulemuseum.com   A very informative Slide Rule site.

http://www.leinweb.com/snackbar/planimtr/  All about Planimeters  

http://www.brunton.com/  Brunton's home page.

http://www.pocket-compass.com Pocket compasses, nice site.

http://members3.boardhost.com/swisstek/ A great resource for selling and buying surveying instruments.

http://www.patented-antiques.com/ A great tool and antique dealer.

http://www.antiqbuyer.com/  Do you have mechanical antiques to sell?  Try Here. 

http://www.inlandgps.com/  For your GPS needs, A great dealer.

http://www.opticaleng.com Optical Engineering Co. Inc.

http://www.theamericansurveyor.com/  New very good surveying magazine. I highly recommend it.

http://www.profsurv.com/ Great Surveying Magazine


http://www.fas.org/index.html Federation of American Scientists

http://www.fourmilab.ch/yoursky/ Your Sky, a great astronomical site.  

http://www.gisnet.com/notebook/index.html GIS site

http://lcweb.loc.gov/homepage/lchp.html  The Library of Congress