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Northwestern Engineering Company

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1924-

Biography

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Culvert Construction, 1919

 Item
Identifier: B207.01.0001.0001.00001
Abstract Mounted photograph showing a construction crew of fifteen men at a worksite in South Dakota where a concrete culvert pour is about to begin. Forms are fitted with rebar, a concrete mixer with extended trough is at the back, along with a tarped stack of supplies, a gravel pile, two wheelbarrows, a shovel and other tools. Two kegs (probably holding nails for form assembly) are at the right front and back, and two men standing at the left of the photo have shovels. After serving in the Army as...
Dates: 1919

Morris E. Adelstein (Northwestern Engineering Company) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B207
Abstract Morris Adelstein was born in Des Moines, Iowa on June 2, 1894. His parents had immigrated from Russia and settled in Des Moines, Iowa. His mother Bailey Adelstein Martinsky homesteaded land in South Dakota in 1910 and moved with her youngest daughters to Kadoka, South Dakota. Morris Adelstein graduated from Highland Park College in Des Moines with a degree in englineering. After serving in the Army as an engineer during World War I, he joined his mother in Kadoka and was elected as the...
Dates: Other: between 1919-2005

Road Construction, 1919

 Item
Identifier: B207.01.0001.0001.00004
Abstract

Mounted photograph showing a construction crew building a road in South Dakota. Nine men and a small boy pose at a road construction site with Fresno Scrapers drawn by four-horse hitches. After serving in the Army as an engineer during World War I, Morris Adelstein joined his mother in Kadoka, South Dakota and was elected as the county engineer for several counties in the state. Morris Adelstein and his banker founded the Northwestern Engineering Company in 1924.

Dates: 1919

Road Construction, 1919

 Item
Identifier: B207.01.0001.0001.00005
Abstract Mounted photograph showing a construction crew building a road in South Dakota. Eight men, a woman and a child pose with two-, three- and four-horse hitches with grading implements on an open prairie. Behind them are two moveable construction trailers and an open motor vehicle. A freshly graded section of road runs up the hill in the left background; a canvas-roofed structure is behind the leftmost team, and a enclosed wood wagon and tent is pitched in the far right backgrond. After serving...
Dates: 1919

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