Snow Cruiser which was built for the Bird Antarctic Exposition. This was taken on U.S. 30 N just east of the little town of Gomer, Ohio. It was here that the cruiser scraped the side of a narrow bridge and took for the ditch. The highway was blocked for s
One of the last series that was built at Lima Locomotive Works, Lima, Ohio. I took this picture on one of the tours I took through the plant. This is the 'Daylight' built for the Southern Pacific Lines, No. 4416 built in 1936.
Pictures taken in 1925, 30-60 Fairbanks-Morse tractor. 36-56 steel, Nichols & Shepard separator owned by J. L. Webster and sons, Estlin, Sask., Canada.
Ted Bjerken's Flower City 30-50 hp Osakis, Minn. now housed in the 'Home of the Giants' at Dalton, Minnesota.
50 hp Peerless owned by Merle Newkirk. Located in the Rough & Tumble Eng. Hist. Ass'n Museum, Kinzers, Pa., August 1960 Reunion. Herb Davis of Midland, Michigan, at throttle - other man's name not known.
This is my engine. When I blow the whistle the kids come running - they all want to climb on for a ride. It is 58' to top of stack, 44' wide, 7 ft. overall in length. Flywheel is 16' and a 4' face fire box, 17' long, 12' boil
My scale Case Traction Engine. All the parts are made up from welding and machine work, the only castings are the water pump, gears, flywheel. It is 5'4' high and 10'10' long. I had my engine at the Mechanicsburg Show this year.
Lester standing by his 50 hp Case engine, No. 35408. It's a sweet running engine built in 1922. It was used to steam tobacco beds near White-house, Tennessee, before they got it and restored it. The colored boy that operated her called her Isabel, so
My steam car - a Ford chassis with a Kelly Springfield Steam Roller engine. 2 cyl. 5x5, Steam pressure 125 pounds, 35 miles per hour in high gear. I am a member of the Michigan Live Steam Club, also a Locomotive fireman on the Grand Trunk Western Railroad
My 16 hp Advance which I purchased in February 1960 in Southern Wis. Picture taken August 1960. The roof, tool box and water tank have been removed. My wife and dog didn't know they were in the picture. The two men by the tankwagon are Pete Kubaskie a
My outfit - a model in 2' scale of my father's class S Peerless outfit -built in two years (1957 and 1958). It is a real steamer and hauls me anywhere when I am perched on water tank with my feet on axle extensions. It really performs in the fiel
I recently purchased a Garr-Scott portable steam engine, number 3626. This engine is in good running condition and is all painted like new. I would like to know if anyone can give me any information as to its age. It must be an old timer. The flywheel is
Here is a picture making the rounds of the Farm Magazines and others. We think it is good. We got it from the Weekly Reader, a school paper for 3rd graders, Aunt Lene brought it home. Subscriptions to the Album are paid in advance so we will not be in dan
This is a little engine. Engine was an upright laid down to fit on boiler. You can see it is a truck differential. Mr. Frank Swartz of Salem, Mo., is inspecting it - in background is a J. E. Case.
My 75 Minneapolis steamer, vintage of 1914. Plow steamer in good shape yet. Full test 200 lbs. cold water test. Holds 550 gal. water, ton of coal after tender.
Engine is from a discarded Buffalo Springfield Roller, double cylinder, 3' bore and 4' stroke, a Lookout boiler, the differential is from a Model T Ford. The rest is from various discarded farm machinery. 3 speeds are obtained by changing the ro
Sawing in November 1941 south of Unionville, Michigan, with a 24 Fort Huron engine, No. 7405, made in June 1914. This engine had the smoke stack broken and another one put on from a 20 hp Baker made it sound a lot like a Baker engine.
Picture of me with my Advance Rumely, 20 hp, which I reconditioned and re-fueled in the summer of 1959.