Above: Oscar Cooke posing beside a 1910 Olmstead 25-50 HP tractor.
Left: Oscar’s oil-fired Best steam engine.
Left: A 16 HP Reeves steam engine at the entry to Oscar’s museum.
Right: Some of the old equipment in one of Oscar’s tractor sheds.
Above: Oscar posing with his Holt track-type tractor.
Below: I couldn’t submit a story about Oscar and not include his operable 20 HP Reeves cross-compound. This was actually quite a late Reeves engine.
Left: Oscar proudly standing beside what was likely his toughest and most costly project: Kerosene Annie.
Above: Cooke Cemetery and the fence surrounding the little Huber return flue engine that houses the ashes of the late Oscar O. Cooke. I understand that later, there was a bronze plaque fastened to the front water tank.