Lloyd Burr, right, Judges the old iron horse as he and Museum owner go over it for brand marks of identification in vain. So, pictures of both sides were taken and brought back to B. B. Brown, 66-year-old steam thresher expert for Aultman-Taylor and Advan
A Best 110 hp. steam tractor hauling lumber for the Manuels in the early 1900's when they switched from oxen and horse logging to steam for a big cut in cost and speed up in production per man and per crew. Copies from one of a set of a dozen old photos i
Chas. Perrigo & Co., of New York, portable steam engine, about 1885. This engine is in Ford's Museum, Dearborn, Michigan. Maybe some of the old timers from the east can give some Perrigo history to go with this fine picture. See F. Hal Higgins article.
Six horse and two oxen power load of pine logs. Courtesy of F. Hal Higgins. See his article.
Courtesy of Mr. F. Hal Higgins. See his article.
Lumber yard and oxen, horses and 110 Best steamer near Maephries, California, about 1900-08. See F. Hal Higgins article.