Elyria gas engine, called Little Big Engine. The U. S. Automatic Co., Amherst, Ohio had 4 of these engines, size 75 hp, speed 275, bore 10 in. stroke 15 in. Water cooled pistons and rod and exhaust valve. The rod had metallic packing in. We had no muffler
This is my model steam portable, which is coal or wood fired, 10 in. shell 14-5/8 flues, 4 in. center flue with 40 ft. of copper coil which makes a very nice steamer. l5/8 bore, 2 stroke, built entirely of steel cross head and hand pump, but am going to g
In this picture is a 13 HP Russell. This engine did not look like this when I bought it It has been restored by many hours of hard work. This is the engine the ladies fall in love with. It has been photographed a thousand times.
Here is a picture of my steam car.
Here is an old-fashioned machine powered by oxen. Information as follows: 'This ox-driven outfit is the only one of its kind in the world. The thresher was built in 1890. I broke the cattle to the yoke. I made, along with the bows, the forgins and
Here is a picture of me standing beside my Mogul in 1917 at Truro, Iowa.
1916 season in southwest Missouri. Advance engine. Case separator with feeder taken off and hand feed on.
An Aultman-Taylor Engine, No. 1839, in front of Wild Woody's Bargain Barn, 4200 South Noland Rd., Independence, Missouri. The picture was taken in Dec, 1961. This old machine is painted colors that it probably didn't have originally. Condition now known,
This engine was built in 1936. The cylinder is 3/16' x1', the boiler is 5', the tubes are 7' x 5/8' and the overall length is 32'.
Here is a picture of a typical Russian windmill.
Here is a good picture of one of those old time 'Iron Men' who did the work before there were machines. This was near Newark, Illinois. Pictured above-way back in 1938 is-Ed Olson, who husked this load the hard way on the farm of Tom Fletcher.
Here is a picture of my Stanley Steamer which I have restored. I built a water tube boiler for it and it is fired with propane gas. I use 500 to 600 pounds steam pressure on the boiler and it has power and pickup to spare.
This picture of a Case 20-40 Engine and Case Separator was taken way back in 1915.
Here is a picture of the first car built by the International Harvester Co. in 1908.
This picture was taken in 1915 about mile north of Ypsilanti, Michigan at the home of Harvey James. The separator is a Port Huron 33 x 50, new in 1900. It was the first self feeder and wind stacker in that neighborhood. The men, left to right, are: Andrew
Hold Combine, 22 x 45 Hart-Parr Tractor at Welby, Sask., about 1909.
This is a picture of my recently built Avery Gas Tractor. I love this little fellow. It runs very good and pulls me on a cart over the yard. I have built a 4 wheel chariot to pull behind it for small children. Tractor is on rubber and anti or ball bearing
This is the first steam outfit I ran in 1911, a Case 25-75HP pulling 8-14' John Deere plows on prairie. My two brothers are on the outfit with me.