STEAM ENGINE JOE RYNDA TAKING HIS OLD AULTMAN AND TAYLOR TO DO THE THRESHING AT HIS 1953 THRESHING BEE. PHOTO BY T. H. SMITH
T. H. SMITH
Here is a 1/8 scale Avery Undermounted built by L. L. Roos, Geneseo, Ill. It created more aws than anything we have seen on the show grounds. It led the parade at Pontiac. We have a complete description of it but it has been mislaid and for the present we
William R. Armantrout, R. D. 1, Mulberry, Indiana says, I am sending you a picture of the 3 scale model Case engine I am building. I do not have it completed as yet but have it so I can play with it for the summer. Will finish it this winter.
William R. Armantrout
Courtesy of A. E. Price, Photographer, 420 N. Walnut St., Pontiac
A. E. Price
The speakers stand at Zehr's Reunion,1953. Railroad bells and whistles in the foreground. Dan S. Zehr, President, to the extreme left. Photo by A. E. Price, Photographer
A. E. Price
Threshing and baling at the same time as per 1909. Courtesy of Clayton Nolt, Landisville, Pa. The Pennsylvania folks have a better way of doing the same thing now. They turn the stacker to the side and a short drag carries the straw to the baler. The bale
H. C. Grant's Case threshing outfit 1915. Engine is a 65 hp. and the number isover35,000.
The Peerless made by the Geiser Co., of Waynesboro, Pa., and now owned by Bolze Bros., Landisburg, Pa. This engine has been in the Bolze family for a long time and they had it rebuilt by the Arthur S. Young Company, of Kinzers, Pa.
Courtesy of Geo. D. Winter, R. D. 1, Box 126, Pipestone, Minn.
Geo. D. Winter
Clayton H. Holt of Landisville, Pa., in trouble with his Peerless. That was the big trouble with Threshing Rigs in Pennsylvania for many years. Now we have good bridges & no rigs
Hardy Lindblads Case 60 hp. at Johnson's 1953 reunion. Note the pipes headed for the Case peep hole. That is Hardy's invention of a super heater. You should see the difference it makes. This is also the engine use din the silhouette picture in color on th
Courtesy of Mr. T. H. Smith.
Mr. T. H. Smith
Courtesy of R. G. Pratt, Wentlea Capel St. Mary, Ipswich, Suffolk, England.
R. G. Pratt
Farmer A. C. Napper's Burrell traction. This won the race in the class for tractors. Mr. Napper was the originator of the traction engine racing in England. Many do not like it. Others think it fun. Photo Courtesy of Appleford Berns
Courtesy of R. G. Pratt, Wentlea, Capel St. Mary, Isswich, Suffolk, England.
R. G. Pratt
Our English Brethren have a DAY. S. J. Wharton's Burrell Show traction engine, takes its turn in front of the judges. The engine is decorated in honor of Coronation Year. This photo was taken at National Traction Engine Rally at Appleford.