The badge from a horse buggy they built:
Thanks to our friends at the Lost Des Moines Facebook Group, we have learned a bit more about this fine company. Early on they were a horse buggy manufacturer and then moved into industrial body builders of trucks, the change occurring around the time we are discussing.
Steve Halterman shared the following three images that were most striking to me.
An ad with six vehicles… A Laundry Truck ... A Florist Truck
James Jacobsen and Arnold D Brown Jr shared information on the location of the factory from Vine to Market along SW 1st Street West (Water Street today - where the Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown and Residence Inn by Marriott are in 2020).
It is fun to find out this kind of information. Thanks to the many readers who have shown interest.
Your comments are welcomed, of course!
Families are Forever! ;-)