Key catalogues and equipment from each decade are listed below.
Please check back through July 2021 for additions to this new page. 

See also Types of Equipment
For some types of equipment, you can see all items currently in the archive, to see how technical solutions evolved. 

1860s – 1890s

1900s

1900,1901,1902,1903,1904,1905,1906,1907,1908,1909

1910s

1910,1911,1912,1913,1914,1915,1916,1917,1918,1919


Better Lighting Effects in the Theatre (1919)
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From Rick Zimmerman Collection

1920s

1920,1921,1922,1923,1924,1925,1926,1927,1928,1929


Stage Effects - How To Make and Work Them (1928)
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1930s

1930,1931,1932,1933,1934,1935,1936,1937,1938,1939


Major Catalog 17 (1931)
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From Rick Zimmerman Collection

1940s

1940,1941,1942,1943,1944,1945,1946,1947,1948,1949


1945 Strand Electric Brochure (December 1945)
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From Jim Laws Collection

1950s

1950,1951,1952,1953,1954,1955,1956,1957,1958,1959

1960s

1960,1961,1962,1963,1964,1965,1966,1967,1968,1969


1966 Strand Lighting for Entertainment (1966)
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From Skip Mort Collection

1970s

1970,1971,1972,1973,1974,1975,1976,1977,1978,1979


Classic Gear - Revox B77 (September 2006)
[671kb PDF]
From Lighting & Sound International

1980s

1980,1981,1982,1983,1984,1985,1986,1987,1988,1989

1990s

1990,1991,1992,1993,1994,1995,1996,1997,1998,1999


Strand Lighting Catalogue 1997-98 (1997)
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From Jim Laws Collection

2000s

2000,2001,2002,2003,2004,2005,2006,2007,2008,2009

2010s

2010,2011,2012,2013,2014,2015,2016,2017,2018,2019

2020s

2020,2021,2022,2023,2024,2025,2026,2027,2028,2029

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