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Cement mixer model
Smithsonian Institution, Photo by Richard Strauss, Negative #: 2003-11606


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Americans Adopt the Auto:
Americans Adopt the Auto — Better Roads

Cement mixer model, spout side
Cement mixer model, spout side

Cement Mixer
Catalog #: 316,501, Accession #: 224,662
Currently on display
From the Smithsonian Collection
This model was built for its inventors (two brothers from Montana) by a Chicago firm, run by J. T. H. Paterson, Proprietor. Raw materials were loaded into one side and mixed concrete unloaded on the other.
Physical Description
Artifact. model of cement mixer. Brass drum, hoppers and frame; Mounted on wood base; 10 1/2" x 7 1/2" x 8" high. Inscription on model reads: Made by Commerical Model Machine Works Est. 1907, Chicago
Date Made:
about 1910
Illinois, Montana
Gift of Adeline E. Paterson

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