Minneapolis Steel & Machinery Company, C. 1922 and n. d.
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Brief Description: This collection consists of sales literature discussing the company’s products.
Held at:
Historical Construction Equipment Association
16623 Liberty Hi Rd
Bowling Green, OH 43402
Phone: 419-352-5616
Fax: 419-352-6068
Email: tberry [at] hcea.net
Record Series Number: 1/103/1777
Created by: Minneapolis Steel & Machinery Company (1902-1929), Minneapolis-Moline (1929-1963)
Volume: 0.05 Linear Feet
Arrangement: Group 1, Machinery Records, is arranged by subseries, record format, record type,machine class, machine model, and publication date (where known).
Biographical Note for Minneapolis Steel & Machinery Company (1902-1929) : The Minneapolis Steel & Machinery Company (MS&M Co.) was founded in Minneapolis, Minnesota, by J. L. Record and Otis Briggs on April 24, 1902, to manufacture steelcomponents for buildings, bridges, and other steel structures. They entered the tractor business in 1910 when the Joy-Wilson Company of Minneapolis was hired to design a tractor for them. This machine became the Twin City 40, and the company subsequently built tractors on subcontract for Case Threshing Machine Company and Bull Tractor Company. A line of smaller tractors followed in the 1910s, and the company also developed a line of gas engines, also using the Twin City trade name. Minneapolis Steel and Machinery merged with Moline Implement Company and Minneapolis Threshing Machine Company on March 30, 1929 to form the Minneapolis-Moline Power Implement Company (Collection 1776).
Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on this collection.
Subject Index
A. V. Purnell
Air compressor
Alexandria, Minnesota
American Hoist & Derrick
Armstrong Manufacturing
Austin Machinery Corporation
B & R Company
Bay City Dredge Works
Brownhoist
Brown Hoisting
Buckeye Traction Ditcher Company
Bucyrus Company
Bullock Tractor Company
C. W. Parker Company
Cane hauler
Centrifugal pump
Churn drill
Clutch
Clyde Iron Works
Combine
Concrete mixer
Crane
Crawler crane
Crawler dragline
Crawler tractor
Davenport-Besler
Davenport Locomotive
Donkey engine
Dragline
Dredge
Dry batch paver
Foote Concrete Machinery Company
Foote Manufacturing Company
Gas engine
Gas generator
Gas locomotive
Half-swing
Half-track
Hoist
Industrial Works
James McKillip
John W. Hildred & Company
Ladder trencher
Locomotive
Locomotive crane
Lount Engineering Company
Luce Cane Harvester
Lucey Manufacturing Company
M. J. Hines
Magnet crane
Manistee Iron Works
Marion Steam Shovel
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Minneapolis-Moline
Minneapolis Steel & Machinery
Minneapolis Threshing Machine
Mitchhart & Cole
Moore Rotary Stump Cutter Company
Northwest Engineering
P & H
Parsons Company
Pawling & Harnischfeger
Radiator
Russell Grader
Sargent Tile Ditcher
Sawyer-Massey
Slackline dragline
Southern Engine & Pump
Stokes Brothers & Company
Stump grinder
Sugar cane
Sugar cane harvester
Tie machine
Trencher
United Natural Gas Company
Washington Iron Works
Well drill
Well drill engine
West India Oil Company
Wheel tractor
Wheel trencher
Willamette Iron & Steel
Yarder
Genres/Forms of Material
Photograph
Sales literature
Spec sheet
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Acquisition Notes:   This is an artificial collection comprised of records from multiple accessions. Initial records in this collection were received from the Judd Griffith Collection, Accession 2000-0113. Additional records have been received from: