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Vulcanizing shop, Cavalier, N.D.
Vulcanizing shop, Cavalier, N.D.
TitleVulcanizing shop, Cavalier, N.D.
Date of Original192-
DescriptionView of two men standing in the vulcanizing shop in Cavalier, N.D. There is the front of a car on the left, and a door into a back room. A work bench, chair, plus lots of tools and machinery fill the room. There are signs on the walls for India Tubes, " Every new Tire deserves a new Tube! India Heat Proof, India inner tube." On the right wall is a calendar that says The Texas Company, Texaco Petroleum Products, August 192-.
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
People
Transportation
Subject (LCTGM)Interiors
Stores & shops
Tires
Automobiles
People
Men
Workshops
Equipment
Machinery
Calendars
Chairs
Organization NameTexaco, inc.
LocationCavalier (N.D.)
Pembina County (N.D.)
Decade1920-1929
Item NumberPCHS5084
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original20 x 25 cm.
Transcription"08.09.30.1A"--Handwritten on back of photograph.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Photographer unknown.
In the photograph there is a calendar on the right wall that says August 192- (the last number is probably an 8, but the bottom part is cut off so it could be either a 0, 6, 8 or 9).
Biography/HistoryIn Cavalier, "Warren Campbell had a small two-story building next. Various enterprises were tried there. Mr. Campbell once used the main floor for valcanizing; rubber tires often needed repairs in the old days. ... In the early automotive days, rubber tires often needed to have punctures repaired. This required a process utilizing heat and sulfur or some compound of sulfur to render the rubber non-plastic enabling a patch to adhere to it. Vulcan was the ancient Roman god of fire. ... Tom Freeman had another vulcanizing shop in what later became Mike Hillman's Coast-to-Coast store."
Bibliographic ReferenceInformation from page 40 in Cavalier, Voices from the Past & Present. Published by the Northeastern North Dakota Heritage Association in June 2000.
Repository InstitutionPembina County Historical Society
Repository CollectionPembina County Historical Society Photograph Collection
Credit LinePembina County Historical Society Photograph Collection (PCHS5084)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Owned by Pembina County Historical Society.
Ordering InformationPembina County Historical Society
Address: 13572 Hwy 5
Cavalier, N.D. 58220
Phone number: 701-265-4941 or 701-265-4691
Email address: pchsm@polarcomm.com
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdmPCHS5084
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