International Harvester Transfer House | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

International Harvester Transfer House

International Harvester Transfer House | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Street scene with several buildings painted with the words "International Harvester Company of America". The building in the foreground has the words, "Tractors, Power Farm Equipment, Engines, Cream Separators, Motor Trucks" painted down the side of it, above a "General Outdoor Adv Co" plaque. Automobiles are parked at the front and side of the building. The loading dock of the building in the foreground has packing crates and large wheels on it. A ghost-like image of a moving car or wagon appears at the rear of the dock. In the left background is a building with the letters "NNSYLVA" visible.
DESCRIPTION
Street scene with several buildings painted with the words "International Harvester Company of America". The building in the foreground has the words, "Tractors, Power Farm Equipment, Engines, Cream Separators, Motor Trucks" painted down the side of it, above a "General Outdoor Adv Co" plaque. Automobiles are parked at the front and side of the building. The loading dock of the building in the foreground has packing crates and large wheels on it. A ghost-like image of a moving car or wagon appears at the rear of the dock. In the left background is a building with the letters "NNSYLVA" visible.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:49894
Creation Date:before 1933
Creator Name:International Harvester Company
City:Council Bluffs
County:
State:Iowa
Collection Name:International Harvester Company corporate archives central file (documented series), 1819-1998
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:M2001-125 Box 96
Original Dimensions:8.5 x 6 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
This photograph, captioned: "Council Bluffs Transfer House," was part of an album used for an International Harvester exhibit at the Chicago World's Fair "A Century of Progress," 1933-1934.
SUBJECTS
Agricultural machinery
Iowa
Commercial buildings
Cities and towns
Land use, Urban
Agricultural machinery industry
Signs and signboards
Automobiles

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