Agricultural History Series
Missouri State University
1904 St. Louis Worlds Fair
Several companies had displays in block 16:
A.B. Farquhar Co., Ltd., York, Pennsylvania
Hover-Prout Co., Avery, Ohio
Norton Emery Wheel Company, Worchester, Massachusetts
A.H. Patch, Clarksvile, Tennessee
Fowler-Stufflebeau Mfg. Co., Judyville, Indiana
Moline Wagon Co., Moline, Illinois
May Bros., Galesburg, Illinois
W. F. Reese, Paris, Illinois
T. R. Carseadon, Keyser, West Virginia
The Largest Farm Wagon
The “largest farm wagon ever made” was displayed in the Palace of Agriculture. It was exhibited by the Moline Wagon Company. The wagon was four times the size of an ordinary wagon. It was 21 feet long and six and half feet wide. The rear wheels were nine feet, one and a half inches tall, and the front wheels were seven feet, six inches tall. The box of the wagon could hold 320 bushels of corn.
The A.B. Farquhar Co. of York Pennsylvania exhibited a line of sawmill and threshing equipment. This company manufactured a line of this equipment for export to Mexico.
The Norton Emery Wheel Co. of Worcester Massachusetts displayed tool sharpening goods. Mr. S. Nikoloff was in charge.
Reference: Farm Machinery, May, 1904.
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