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Northwestern Engineering Company

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1924-

Biography

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

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: B207.01.0001.0002.00001
Abstract Mounted photograph showing a construction crew building a road in South Dakota. There are seven men standing in front of three four-horse hitches pulling grading equipment. On the right of the image are two of the men with surveying equipment. One man is standing behind a level on a tripod and one is holding a rod. Buildings are in the far background. 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...
Dates: 1919

Road Construction, 1919

 Item
Identifier: B207.01.0001.0002.00003
Abstract Mounted photograph showing a construction crew building a road and a culvert in South Dakota. There are three four-hitch teams of horses with grading implements and eight men. The men are by a newly constructed culvert and road. Two automobiles are parked on the dirt road and in the distance on the prairie is a wagon. 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...
Dates: 1919

Road Construction, 1919

 Item
Identifier: B207.01.0001.0001.00003
Abstract Mounted photograph showing construction of a road in South Dakota in 1919. A Caterpillar tractor drags a grading machine in the foreground. There is a driver on the tractor and an operator on the machine. Eleven teamsters with horse-drawn wagons are lined up above and behind the tractor and grading machine. After serving in the Army as an engineer during World War I, Morris Adelstein joined his mother in Kadoka, South Dakota. He was elected as the county engineer for several counties. Morris...
Dates: 1919

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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  • Subject: Engineers X
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  • Subject: Roads X

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Archival Record 5
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Subject
Roads 5
South Dakota 5
Design and construction 3
Construction workers 1
Construction workers -- South Dakota 1