Remembering dad and his steam engines – steam runs strong and true.
inset: Vernon Haffner.The 30 HP Advance in 1986.
Anton, Theodore and Vernon Haffner in the late 1940s.
Anton Haffner's threshing rig and entire crew, circa 1896.
The letter Vernon Haffner received from J.I. Case dated Dec. 3, 1948. There is a watermark in the paper of the Case eagle.
Anton Haffner on board the Case in the late 1940s, Vernon Haffner in the background.
Arthur Duerr, Buffalo, Minn., and Vernon Haffner on board of the Case.
Vernon Haffner and a friend on the Case steam engine.
The Advance in a parade at the Rogers Threshing Show, Rogers, Minn. Vernon Haffner is at the controls, Mom (Harriet) is steering and Walter Schmidt is hanging on off the back. You can see how large the water tank is now.