Past and Present

TRACTION ENGINES AND THRESHERS

Minneapolis engines
Clockwise from top right; Yaeger Photo #5: A Minneapolis engine with a tandem compound engine.Photo #3: A Minneapolis engine just like Ray Lightfoot’s grandfather’s engine shown in Steam Traction in the Spring 2007 issue.Photo #8: A postcard Gary Yeager bought on eBay showing a Minneapolis engine.Photo #7: The Minneapolis Threshing Machine Co. logo from the catalog cover.Photo #4: A side view of a straw burner Minneapolis engine.