Lucile and LeRoy Blaker at 24-75 hp. Sawmill Engine. I have owned this engine 52 years. Run every year since; new in 1917. When new, pulled road excavator 150 days. Has threshed over one million bu. of grain; filled 200 silos. Sawed four million feet of l
LeRoy W. Blaker
On Catawissa to Byrnesville Road in Missouri, August 1915. This engine went down when left side of wooden bridge gave away. Engine slid down left on floor planks until drive wheel hit creek bottom. Then engine turned over on its back. Men in picture Frank
Emil L. Wallach
My father's first steam threshing rig-the picture was taken in 1904. They just finished this I verguam job,-the old man kneeling in front. My father stands in the middle of those three men on the engine. It was one of the first steam rigs in Brule Townshi
20 HP Rumely, No. 15042, new in 1922. Courtesy of Emil L. Wallach, Route 1, Box 34-B, Pacific, Missouri 63009.