Historical Photos 1903 Round House Made in USA Jeans and Overalls
Oklahoma railroad workers at the turn of the century. Shawnee was the third largest city in Oklahoma behind Oklahoma City and Tulsa and railroad workers required American Made jeans and overalls to work in.
Sante Fe Depot, Shawnee, OK at the turn of the century.
Turn of the century round house railroad locomotive repair station.
Original Shawnee Garment Mfg. building at the turn of the century.
Rock Island round house railroad repair station in Shawnee, OK at the turn of the century.
Original Round House (then called Shawnee Garment) building. Dated 1903.
Caption of the previous picture. At the top of the page from which this description comes is handwritten, "1903 Souvenir Shawnee of Today".
The text makes reference to "Choctaw" brand American Made jeans, overalls and workwear which became ROUND HOUSE® workwear the same year to appeal to rail workers.
Besides Made in USA jeans and overalls, Shawnee Garment (Round House) produced jumpers, sacks, and offered special order tailoring.
Round House workers at the turn of the century.
Original Round House trademark.
Round House advertisement.