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.
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