Hubley Toy Engines Shown By Museum


| November/December 1987


Toy replicas of major engines, made by the former Hubley Manufacturing Co. in Lancaster, Pa. are among the more than 300 Hubley products on view at the Heritage Center museum in Lancaster.

The special exhibition, through Nov. 21, features many hard-to-find Hubley items in cast iron.

Among the engines reproduced are two shown here a Huber steamroller with driver, made 1927-28, and a tractor with driver, shovel front, 1933. Both are from the collection of Lillian Gottschalk, an antique toy collector of national prominence, who organized the exhibition.

Hubley made a number of other models of farm engines. Some of these are exhibited with photographs of the engines on which they are based.

Since many persons still living in Lancaster were associated with the firm in one way or another as employees, collectors and recipients of toys as gifts, the exhibition has attracted unusual attention.

Many persons remembered having had Hubley toys when they were children. Some recalled that such toys were among the objects disposed of by the family in cases of moving to a new home, clearing of an estate, or just a plain clean-out of attic accumulations.






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