For 47 years, H. Koenig & K. Rieves Molasses Co. has been making sorgum molasses at the Missouri River Valley Steam Engine Assn. show in Boonville, Mo. Herbert Koenig (hub) was one of the founding fathers of the show. Left to right: Making sorgum molasses are Brandon Johnson of Boonville (Hub Koenig's great-grandson), Ray Johnson of Boonville (Hub Koenig's grandson), Ray Rieves of Pilot Grove, Mo. (Kenny Rieve's son) feeding the sorgum into the press, and Jeff Burvis of New Franklin, Mo.
Photo by Janet Healy