equipment homes were the united states' ation first m -produced prefab properties sold by means of sears montgomery ward gordon van tine aladdin & a few others. the materials for these homes ordered straight from a catalog were de crimson the building site via rail and truck. remarkably all the parts from lumber the kitchen sink had been de red in a position for embly via a unadorned native contractor and even the landlord. as the popularity of the equipment area grew so did the to be had types & sizes.
sears and others were in a position produce properties that catered every pocket & each taste. more than 70 000 were offered throughout america and many of these properties are nonetheless standing. in reality there are several communities from maine illinois california that boast a large intact number of package houses. like the bungalow the package home started with the break of day of the automo age & the following enlargement of inte l-ing suburbs.
more: the bungalow: family gn on the morning time of the automo age. see how these m -produced catalog homes have made their way into the brand new day.