Schwerin Photo: From left are Adam Robinson, Leon Koob and Randy Schwerin with their Nichols & Shepard steam engines.
Watcher Photo #1 (left): Dave Watcher’s 24 HP Minneapolis 8010, with Leonard Rynda.
Watcher Photo #2 (below): At Leonard Rynda’s auction, from left, Lyle Lugdone, Leonard Rynda, with his back to the camera is Bernie Woodmansee and Big Foot John Nagley.
Watcher Photo #3 (above): Stevens engine located at Funk Grove, Ill., about 1998.
Watcher Photo #4 (right): Dave Watcher’s 20 HP Illinois, no. 135.
Mix Photo #5 (left): A 19 HP A.D. Baker on the separator at the Michigan Steam Engine and Thresher’s Club Show at Mason, Mich., in 1972.
Mix Photos #2, #3 and #4 (below, center and bottom): Ken and George Lewis’ 22 Advance-Rumely on the sawmill at the Michigan Steam Engine and Thresher’s Show at Hastings, Mich., in the late 1960s.
Mix Photo #1 (left): Ralph and June Woodmansee on their 50th wedding anniversary.
Mix Photo #6 (below): The first firing up of the Mix 19 HP Port Huron.
Mix Photo #7 (above): From left, David Wortley, Larry Mix, Roy Ballentine and Lynn Mix on the 19 HP Port Huron.
Fitzpatrick Photo#1: Leo Fitzpatrick and his Dog “Chum” with a Case steam engine in the background, 1930.
Mix Photo #8 (left): Mix’s dad, Lynn Mix, running the 19 HP Port Huron, engine no. 7991.
Brunton Photo #1 (left): Jim Perry’s rig crashes through the Smithville Bridge on the Grand River near Eaton Rapids, Mich., in April 1918.
Fitzpatrick Photo #2: Taken on the Bernard Fitzpatrick farm in 1953, Clare County, Mich. The engine is a 1913 Port Huron, engine no. 7594. Top row, from left: Leo Fitzpatrick, Bernard Fitzpatrick and Harry Kaul; bottom row, from left: Barney Gerow, Jim Gerow, Bill Fitzpatrick and Charley Anger.
Brunton Photo #2 (below): A mobile photography studio owned by a Mr. Fowler on Main Street, Charlotte, Mich. The engine look to be an A.W. Stevens, complete with horizontal flyball governor. Note the large deer antlers mounted in front of the headlight.
Brunton Photo #3: Threshing scene, possibly in California.
McLean Photo: Steam supply for a corn cooker, the Reliance boiler features a three-pass system. The hose running over the wheel goes to the corn barrel. Al Taylor is the engineer.
Davis Photo: C.F. Mann’s traction-locomotive, patent no. 26,195, Nov. 22, 1859, carried its own railway.
Rohrer Photo #1 (left) and #2 (below): A Reeves engine that sold at auction in Pennsylvania a few years back. Who owns this engine now?