The cover picture is of Harvey Hoffman, Rheems, Pa., and his famous engine. Harvey is a well-known and respected citizen and thresherman. He exhibits this engine at all the Central Pennsylvania Reunions and Meets.
Here is a picture of our 6 horse steam engine and messenger threshing machine owned and operated by us.
10 HP Case portable engine of 1882 vintage. It was the oldest engine at the reunion.
Case Steamer that I run and hand-painted by myself. The only engine that was hand-painted at the Pionera 1960-1961 Show.
This picture was taken in 1922 on the Jack Roth farm at Walsh, Illinois. This is a Rumely 16 HP built about 1910. I was the engineer sitting on the drive wheel. We threshed 1800 bushels of wheat on this one setting. It was the largest straw stack that I c
Here is a picture of a 20 hp Huber owned by Helmer Nelson, Hawley, Minn.
Here is a picture of the line-up of Stanley Steamers at the June 20, 1959 Meet of the Steam Auto Club at LaFayette, Indiana. Ruth Williams and Blanche Frederick are standing in back of Earle Eckel's 1903 Stanley. Mr. Frederick is standing just to the left
Here is a picture of one of the world's largest electric stripping shovels owned by the Sahara Coal Co., Inc. of Harrisburg, Illinois. Sahara has been producing the famous Saline County Coal from the heart of Egypt, continuously for half a century. Shovel
THIS REEVES STEAM ENGINE HAD A FULL HEAD OF STEAM ON WHEN PICTURE HERE WAS TAKEN IN 1916. THRESHING SCENE WAS MADE 9 MILES NORTHEAST OF PONTIAC ON THE CHAS. MEWBAUER FARM. THRESHING OUTFIT WAS OWNED BY JACOB BASHORE OF ODELL. HUGE STRAW PILE, UIRTUALLY
Here is a picture of my 32 x 52 Avery Thresher and Model L Case, threshing oats on the Willard Cook farm at Troy Center, Wise, August 18, 1962.
Frank Miller's Aultman-Taylor at La Crosse, Indiana
Here is a picture of Mr. Walter G. Raum, 740 Brough Ave., Hamilton, O. He and his son own the Baker engine 21-75. This engine was new in 1924. Mr. Raum is an engineer, threshing oats, on the farm of William H. Raisch, East Miami Rd., Cincinnati 39, Ohio o
Mr. Walter G. Raum
Here is a picture of (he W4 Kolbe Wheel Excavator in operation near Canton, Illinois. It was constructed at United Electric's Cuba (III.) Mine. This 2100 ton mobile giant was developed by Frank F. Kolbe. Powered by electricity for over-burden removal in o
Two engines that have taken blue ribbons at the Lions Club Hobby Show in 1961 and 62. The Case is a a 2 inch scale model of the 65 Case. It is belted up to the saw mill.
Here is a picture of my complete Minneapolis outfit with a 30 hp Engine, simple cycle separator 40' x62'. I am just winding up a job 5 miles west of Willmar in August 1936, the last year I operated the rig. I am the one with the light shirt.
Earle Eckels exceptionally fine 1903 Stanley. It looks and runs like new. I will always remember the fine ride I had in it and I am sure everyone else who rode in it will also. The Eckels live at Washington, N.J.
Remember when an engine of this type was the rule rather than the exception. This C & O sixteen hundred is now part of the transportation exhibit at the famous Henry Ford Museum adjoining the beautiful Greenfield Village at Dearborn, Michigan. Steam locom
Mr. A. H. Ace Shear
A picture of my Russell Lumber Saw Mill at Hebron, Illinois. I am standing with my hand on the Sawyer's lever.