The F-20 was built beginning in 1932 by International Harvester in Rock Island, IL. When production finally ended in 1939, a total of 148,960 F-20 tractors had been built, breaking all previous records. Subsequent Farmall models included the famous…
The railroad tracks in the foreground south of the Capitol used to carry passenger trains and those passing by could look up the hill for a glimpse of the Capitol. It was a very rundown area at the time. Plans were being made to buy the areas around…
This is a page from the collection "Bicentennial Reflections: History of Des Moines Public Schools, 1876-1976" by Dr. Robert R. Denny, published by the Des Moines Public Schools in Des Moines, Iowa in 1976.
Robert F. Boyd
Iowa City, Ia.
Joseph E. Brady
Michael J. Breipohl
James D. Britt
Robert A. Brizzolara Sociology Evergreen Park, Ill.
Michael A. Brockman Mathematics…
The development of horse-drawn hay mowers and reapers by Cyrus McCormick and others revolutionized agriculture production in the mid-1800s. Here is an example of a mower housed in the museum at Tyden Farm #6
In the distance is the Iowa Capitol and Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument. The Allison Monument is to the east of the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument, but is hidden by the hill. This photo was taken down near the railroad tracks.