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York Farm Supply Inc.

York Farm Supply Inc. | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
"Prototype" building of York Farm Supply Inc., an International Harvester dealership owned by Charles E. Jacobs. A Farmall Cub tractor is parked in the foreground. This "prototype" dealership building was built as part of International Harvester's "Dealer Base of Operations Program." By February of 1948, 386 dealerships had been built on the prototype plan. Another 617 dealerships were under construction or had been built on a modified prototype plan. Eventually over 1800 such dealerships were built worldwide.
DESCRIPTION
"Prototype" building of York Farm Supply Inc., an International Harvester dealership owned by Charles E. Jacobs. A Farmall Cub tractor is parked in the foreground. This "prototype" dealership building was built as part of International Harvester's "Dealer Base of Operations Program." By February of 1948, 386 dealerships had been built on the prototype plan. Another 617 dealerships were under construction or had been built on a modified prototype plan. Eventually over 1800 such dealerships were built worldwide.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:26325
Creation Date: 1948
Creator Name:International Harvester Company
City:York
County:
State:Pennsylvania
Collection Name:McCormick - International Harvester
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:MCC MSS 6Z, Box 1248, #3535
Original Dimensions:10 x 8 inches
SUBJECTS
Tractors
Agricultural machinery industry
Storefronts
Outdoor photography

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