At the turn of the 20th Century Williams Grove, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, was the 'Wichita' of the East as far as the exhibition of Steam Engines and Threshers, as well as other farming equipment, was concerned.
Making shingles at the Buckeye Steam Show, September 24, 1960. Jack Egbert at the machine.
1908 Advance Compound, 9 x 12 x 10, No. 8191. The Separator is an Advance 36 x 60 and was new in 1904. It was run in Kansas and Oklahoma by Hollis Cortelyou (man with shovel) His father, A. W. Cortelyou, is sitting on the engine. His brother, W. H., is si
9x10 Frick 'Eclipse' Engine, No. 15564, the third and last engine owned by Hollis Cortelyou. 1904-1940 threshing stacks near Caldwell, Kansas, about 1931. Jack Elliott and Hollis at front wheel. Hollis sold this engine in 1940.
In the picture, left to right: Harry Trego, Halstead, Kan.; Edward Hubertus, Utica, Nebr.; A. J. Goodban, York, Nebr.; Wm. Schlecte, Waco, Nebr.; Marcus Leonard, Salina, Kan.; Carrol M. Leonard, Stillwater, Okla; Ray H. Ernst, Wayland, Iowa; John Offutt,
I believe this to be an O. S. Kelly engine made about 1886 as patent dates on side of engine are 1884, 1885, 1886.Photo was taken between 1890 and1895.The man on far side of engine was John Koerner, my wife's foster father and I believe the engineer was a
This is a Waterloo, 30 hp, Made in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, and is owned by Less Lowe, R.R. 1, Campbellville, Ontario, and he mostly uses it in his saw-mill but also for threshing and cutting corn.
These Minneapolis Steamers are owned by Bill Albert of Harris, Iowa. Bill has been collecting for about 5 or 6 years. The return Flue is a Mpls. 16 hp and has a 9 x 10 cyl. about 1903 vintage, serial no. 3790. The straight flue Mpls. is a 28 hp with an 11
25 hp Waterloo steam engine and 36 x 56 Waterloo thresher. Picture taken 1908. Dell Willson, engineer at throttle, and my father, Wm. Willson standing on top of thresher. Takenmile west of Boissevain, Manitoba, Can.