Nichols and Shephard 16 HP engine found in Southern Nebraska. By look-close the wheel of the attached tender trucks can be seen. Boiler is jacketed. Purchased by Ralph, June 1961. He expects to restore it in the future.
Walter Hood and his 20 hp double Nichols Shepard taken at the Pioneer Engineers Club of Indiana Reunion held at Rushville, Ind., August 1960.
Model Case, 40 hp that I built in my shop. It took 2 years of my spare time, mostly after working hours. It weighs 1 ton, carries 150 lb. pressure.
My 25 HP Minneapolis and my Case Separator. The picture was taken June 5, 1961 at White Butte, South Dakota, I have owned the engine 35 years and have used it for many things threshing, moving, building highways, working, breaking sod. It was new in 1912.
Taken at the Mechanicsburg show 1961. Edinger Bros. Case, C.C. Johnson at the throttle.
A close-up view of John Arstad's engine.
This is an Orr-Sembower. It is in fine shape, a 12 hp. built in Reading, Pa. I am told it is the only one left.
A close-up view of Harold Burke's 50 Case and in the background is O. R. Aslakson Advance Rumely.
I. H. C. Tractor that we bought new in 1912. It was a single cylinder 8' bore and 15' stroke. It was not a success as a farming tractor although we did do a lot of plowing with it pulling a three bottom plow. We also threshed a lot of grain with
Steam power plant hp boiler hp vertical 1 x 1 steam engine and governor with aux-condensing engine. Hotwell with pump for feed to boiler from Hotwell
My 12' gauge live steamer (140 lbs. S.P.) that I run around my back yard on about 650 feet of track (12 lb. rail).
P. M. Railroad Company
Steam traction engine owned by Les. Mr. Hugh Cadyle, Wapella, Sask., engineer, Percy Corscodden, fireman. Do you know what make of engine?
Here in Illinois we use old gas engines for lots of things like for instance--clothes line props. I got in trouble with the Mrs. because some white pieces got against the engine and got greasy. Oh, yes, the engine is a Sandwich Mfg. Co. of Sandwich, Illin
Close-up picture of ray 25-75 Russell in the belt, threshing in 1958.