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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.
www.surveyantiques.com  Instrument makers catalog scans.
bergercatalogf1947.pdf  Berger 1947 Catalog

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

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

http://www.thesilenceisbroken.us/index.htm A important new 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.
Written by a very good friend Doug Berner

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/2016ephs.htm Sun and Polaris Ephemeris 2016

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

Other cool links

http://www.earlycorvettes.com/compleatsurveyor.html Lots of history here.

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.

www.globalsurveyors.com.au  Global Surveyors

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.ohwy.com/ Your guide to travel, recreation, and leisure.

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

http://carlisle-www.army.mil/usamhi/ Good information source.

https://quitsmokingcommunity.org/ Stop Smoking

https://alcorehab.org/ Alcohol Rehabilitation

Randy's Guns