Toy Road Roller

Description
The Hubley Manufacturing Company of Lancaster, Pennsylvania produced this toy road roller around 1935. Incorporated in 1894, the company made electric train related equipment before moving into the toy business in 1909. The cast iron toys were modeled on actual vehicles or machinery. The Huber mark refers to the Huber Manufacturing Company. Inventor and industrialist Edward Huber's Huber Manufacturing Company made farm machinery in Marion, Ohio. The company is credited with inventing the first workable gasoline tractor.
Location
Currently not on view
ID Number
ER.314637.12613
accession number
314637
catalog number
314637.12613
Credit Line
Edith R. Meggers
subject
Toys
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Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
America on the Move
Transportation
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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