1920s Louis Tibesar on left working in his Thresher Repair Shop small

Louis Tibesar (left) and his blacksmith working inside his dimly lit Thresher Repair Shop located at 903 North 9th Street (corner of Front Avenue and 9th Street) in Bismarck, North Dakota. Photo was taken prior to shop addition – circa 1920.

L Tibesar Thresher Repair Shop addition 1921

Adding a garage to the Louis Tibesar Thresher Repair Shop circa 1921

Louis Tibesar shop addition nearly complete on 9th Street Bismarck North Dakota circa 1921

Louis Tibesar shop addition is nearly complete. Shop located at 903 North 9th Street in Bismarck, North Dakota circa 1921

Louis Tibesar Thresher repair shop winter circa 1921 after new addition was completed

Louis Tibesar Thresher Repair Shop winter circa 1921 after new addition was completed

 

Louis Tibesar Thresher Repair Shop and Garage June 1925

Louis Tibesar Thresher Repair Shop and Garage. Notice the gas pump, the threshing machine out front and the Avery dealership sign – circa June 1925

June 1925 closeup of the L Tibesar Thresher Repair Shop and Garage located at 903 North 9th Street, Bismarck, North Dakota

June 1925 closeup of the L Tibesar Thresher Repair Shop and Garage located at 903 North 9th Street, Bismarck, North Dakota

Louis Tibesar Garage on 9th Street Bismarck North Dakota closeup circa early 1930s

Louis Tibesar Garage on 9th Street Bismarck North Dakota closeup circa early 1930s. Notice Louis’ model threshing machine sitting on top of the business.

Louis Tibesar Garage on 9th Street Bismarck North Dakota afar

Louis Tibesar Garage at 903 North 9th Street, Bismarck, North Dakota circa early 1930s. Notice all of the threshing machines in need of repairs.

Louis Tibesar and his miniature model steam thresher that he built

Louis Tibesar and his miniature model steam thresher that he built in Bismarck, North Dakota

Louis Tibesar working on his model steam threshing machine circa 1930s

Louis Tibesar working on his model steam threshing machine mounted on top of his garage at 903 Nth 9th Street in Bismarck, North Dakota circa 1930s

Louis Tibesar's car next to his business circa 1940s

Louis Tibesar’s car parked next to his garage, machining and welding business circa 1940s

One of the first combines (a John Deere) in front of the Tibesar Garage 1941

One of the first Bismarck combines (a John Deere) in front of the Tibesar Garage 1941. Combines eventually replaced threshers.


Louis –> Antoine “Anton” –> Pierre –> Michel –> Philippe Tibesar