Emerson Manufacturing Co.

Advertising postcard that was for sale on www.ebay.com, 1909

Emerson Moldboard Plow Tractor

In 1899 Emerson Manufacturing Co. purchased a 19-acre tract west of Rockford.  It was taken over

by the J. I. Case Co. later

Source: Rockfordiana Historic Houses and Landmarks – 1,  article found in Rockford Morning Star 1/5/1946


“Economic growth tops US in 2011” – 2011, Recession/Recovery

Source;  Rockford Register Star 2/24/2013

Eric J. Gustafson Automotive Machine Shop and Supplies – 1921

Source:  1921 McCoy’s Rockford City Directory, p 30 of Advertising Section