Photos of a model coal breaker that was made by my great grandfather, Walter Urban Kiesinger. Supposedly, it was an exhibit at the 1939 Worlds Fair. The model went on to tour to many other fairs, etc., I'm curious to know if it ended up in a museum somewhere.Both my great-grandfather and his son worked for The Hudson Coal Company. An uncle claims the model was eventually sold for scrap . I'm still trying to find out more.
Image 1: Lower left corner "Fellowcraft Photo Shop, Albany, NY" . This does not appear to be at the World's Fair.
Image 2: Background display says "Frigadare - General Motors". Overall look does not appear consistant with the Fair.
Image 3: Overall look does not appear consistant with the Fair. Litter around display is not something I would expect to see at the 39
Image 4: The display seems to lack the "feef" of "Building the World of Tomorrow", which pavilion could it be?
mage 5: Photo by White Studio, Schenectady, NY. Looks like it may be in a large tent.
July 7, 2014: From Chuck Nichols
There were two expsitions in Schenectady, New York, 1924 and 1926. I think this is where the photos wer taken. The banner showing Schdy Retail Coal was from Schenectady New York.
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