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Northfield Iron Company


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Northfield Iron Company, c. 1920 and n. d. | Historical Construction Equipment Association

By Thomas Berry

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Collection Overview

Title: Northfield Iron Company, c. 1920 and n. d.Add to your cart.

ID: 1/101/1119

Primary Creator: Northfield Iron Company

Extent: 1.0 Folders

Arrangement: Group 1, Machinery Records, is arranged by subseries, record format, record type, machine class, machine model, and publication date (where known).

Subjects: Baby Boston, Backfill board, Buck scraper, Concrete mixer, Culvert form, Doan, Factory, Fresno scraper, Jiffy Tractor, Little Panama, Minnesota Road Planer, Mortar box, Mortar mixer, Northfield, Minnesota, Northfield 3-Way, Northfield Iron Company, Northfield King, Patrol Maintainer, Portable concrete mixer, Prefabricated bridge, Pull grader, Rebar, Reinforcing steel, Road drag, Road plow, Scraper, Slip scraper, Standard King, Stationary concrete mixer, Street sign, Tongue scraper, Township Special, Township Winner, Tractor conversion, Utah scraper, Vulcan Roadster, Wheelbarrow, Wheeled scraper

Forms of Material: Catalog, Illustration, Order form, Painting, Price page, Sales literature, Spec sheet

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection consists of sales literature discussing the company’s products.

Collection Historical Note

Northfield Iron Company was headquartered in Northfield, Minnesota.

Biographical Note

Northfield Iron Company was headquartered in Northfield, Minnesota.

Subject/Index Terms

Baby Boston
Backfill board
Buck scraper
Concrete mixer
Culvert form
Fresno scraper
Jiffy Tractor
Little Panama
Minnesota Road Planer
Mortar box
Mortar mixer
Northfield, Minnesota
Northfield 3-Way
Northfield Iron Company
Northfield King
Patrol Maintainer
Portable concrete mixer
Prefabricated bridge
Pull grader
Reinforcing steel
Road drag
Road plow
Slip scraper
Standard King
Stationary concrete mixer
Street sign
Tongue scraper
Township Special
Township Winner
Tractor conversion
Utah scraper
Vulcan Roadster
Wheeled scraper

Administrative Information

Repository: Historical Construction Equipment Association

Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on this collection.

Acquisition Method:

This is an artificial collection comprised of records from multiple accessions. Initial records in this collection were found in files. Additional records were received from:

* Judd Griffith Collection, Accession 2000-0113 (received Sep 22, 2000)

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Northfield Iron Company sales literature: Catalog, spec sheet, price page and order form discusses street sign; prefabricated bridge; channel beam; reinforcing steel (rebar); culvert form; No. 1, No. 2, Township Winner, Simplex, Minnesota Road Planer, Northfield King, Standard King, and Northfield 3-Way road drag; Vulcan Roadster road plow; Cantilever, Patrol Maintainer, Boston, Baby Boston, Standard, Township Special, Little Panama, Leader and Giant pull grader; wheeled scraper; Doan backfill board; Fresno scraper (buck scraper), Utah Scraper tongue scraper; slip scraper, voting booth (!), wheelbarrow, stationary and portable concrete mixer, mortar mixer, mortar box, corn crib, grain bin, water tank, stock tank, hog waterer, tank heater, hog trough, portable garage, coal chute and Jiffy Tractor Attachment tractor conversion for automobile. Catalog cover is a painting of a horse-drawn pull grader on a rural road. Includes illustration of factory exterior. Order form is dated “192_.”

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