Turn-Auto Revolving Frame

Description
This revolving steel frame was made by the Turn-Auto Corporation, of New York around 1923. The frame was used to turn an automobile on its side so that a mechanic could work on the chassis. This particular Turn -Auto device was used in Brozek's Garage in Brooklyn, New YOrk from 1923 to about 1933.
Early cars required frequent maintenance and repairs. Many machinists, blacksmiths and auto repair shops used inventions like the turn-auto to make the professional mechanic's life easier.
date made
1923
ID Number
TR.330737
catalog number
TR*330737
accession number
299305
Credit Line
None
subject
Automobiles
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America on the Move
Transportation
Exhibition
America on the Move
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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