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The Gordon Van Tine 545, A Farm Home of Dignity and Comfort

Gordon Van Tine kit home design 545 in Syracuse Nebraska. Continue reading

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Gordon Van Tine Number 515, A Ready-Cut Bungalow With Well Balanced Proportions and Unique Features

My previous blog is the inspiration for this blog.  Another “one thing leads to another” blog. Me and my quirky hobby. Gordon Van Tine was a competitor of Sears and Aladdin in the early 1900’s. Gordon Van Tine began offering … Continue reading

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Gordon Van Tine 566 “A Well designed Home of Moderate Cost”

If you read my last blog you will remember that a housewife and her husband, a contractor,  praised their plan cut Gordon Van Tine home.  Gordon Van Tine plan cut homes were popular for many contractors and carpenters because of the … Continue reading

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FREE BUNGALOW! And The Winner Is…

This blog is part II to my previous blog.  To read that blog again click here. Last night I left you hanging. Who was the winner of this FREE BUNGALOW in the Los Angeles Herald Voting Contest? The PRIZE bungalow was … Continue reading

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The Sears Osborn and Oriental Peaks

This 1911 Seattle Bungalow was the inspiration for the Sears Modern Homes ‘Osborn’. Continue reading

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Ross Sigler’s Wardway #105

When I stumbled upon the idea of kit homes in Tulsa and set out to see one never did I imagine some four years later would I be this immersed in a project!  I wasn’t satisfied seeing a couple, which … Continue reading

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