The Western region used to be rather left out of the steam game
Mr. L.K. Wood taking a drink of spring water and Chris Busch with the scale model Case.
Mr. John J. Van creation. A 65 Model Case. It is 5 feet, 3 inches long and weighs 450 pounds. It was shown at the Mt. Pleasant Reunion for the first time. John has a full set of patterns for this engine and is now building another. In a letter to the secretary he says, "I have a lot of enjoyment working with my models and just love to have people come and see them."
courtesy John J. Van
Bill Johnson, of Burford, Ontario, Canada, and his first engine, a Sawyer and Massey. He says he was proud of it. He was 19 years old when the picture was taken in 1946.