Road roller

Object Number: 
1998.22
Date: 
ca. 1927
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 8 x 3 in. ( 14 x 20.3 x 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
cast: on left and right rear fenders: "HUBER"
Description: 
Cast iron toy based on steam traction road roller; body with boiler, shaft, valves, cast details covered by flat roof; back wheels with floral motif, radiating from center in front of scraper; cast star at each side of front above roller.
Gallery Label: 
Hubley made several copies of machines produced by the Huber Manufacturing Company of Marion, Ohio (See Publications).
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Laura Harding
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group