Everybody can have a good time at the reunion. There are no ' 'HANDS OFF' signs on these engines. These youngsters are on a short ride to get coal for the engine - a 25h.p.Russell built in 1917, and owned by Fricke Brothers of Mt. Union, Iowa
The following was taken from Oklahoma's Orbit, without permission and we hope without opposition. It was sent to us by Mrs. Myers Knight, Enola, Pa., while she was visiting her daughter and son-in-law and her grandson in that far off State. - - Elmer.
Mrs. Myers Knight
This is my 16hp Russell engine, serial 17069. It is in top shape. We used it to thresh in 1960 with a Red River Threshing Machine. This is my pick of engines.I have a 25hp Geiser, that needs a lot of work.
A 40hp Case of 1922 that I am operating on a cider press at Osterburg along 220 bout 8 miles north of Bedford. The engine belongs to Maurice Clouse. I have been operating it in parades at different places and had it at the Hollidaysburg Centennial and als
A Peerless 50hp 1920. Engine belonging to Roy McColum, RD #3, Kernersville, N. C. The mill is a Salem Iron Works Mill made in Winston-Salem, N. C. Note Delco light Plant engine to run out off.
This 1/3 scale model Garr-Scott is the latest engine built by Mr. Nelson, Hawley, Minnesota. This is a little double cylinder steam engine.
Left hand view of 1/3 scale model double cyl. Gaar-Scott built by N. B.
Canadian 14-28hp gas tractor with wood frame and wood spokes in rear wheels. Wheel base is adjustable. This tractor was made in Medicine Hat, Alberta, in 1920.
At Highland, Illinois. August 23, 1961 - remember I asked you 'I might bring my camera tomorrow. Are there any pictures you would like?' - You mentioned the enclosed veneer machine. Logs of wood ready to make the center punch, and then lifted in
Wood coming out of machine about 3/32 inch thick, 3 feet wide, maybe 13 feet long.
This machine cuts a strip of wood about 3/32 inch thick, 2 to 6 feet wide, 3 to 19 feet long. These pieces are afterwards glued together, one length wise, the next cross wise, then length wise - - until you have a board inch, inch or 1 inch thick.
A. G. 'Pop' Henry displays his Peerless traction engine at the 1959 Williams Grove Steam Engine Association Reunion
Rumely 18hp steam engine put in service July 6, 1914 and owned by J. R. Steed, 502 Lake St., Harrisonville, Missouri. The man at the front is Mathias R. Ebersdorfer.
1910 N. & S. 30-96 double simple steam tractor & John Deere 12 bottom plow.
A good one of the 'old way'. Raymore, Sask., Canada district about 1909. Copy of the original.
This photo was taken in the winter of 1914 at McCloud, Oklahoma. The man at the saw was my Uncle, Eddie Pennington, and the two men at right are his boys, Buzzand Jim. I have forgotten the old fellows sitting on logs. Also have forgotten the name of the e
From left to right are - Elmer L. Ritzman, Editor; Mrs. Elmer L. Ritzman, (Earlene and Aunt Lene) Co-Editor; Mrs. Edward (Anna Mae) Branyan, Secretary and Business Manager; W. Roy Glessner, Artist and Cartoonist.
This engine was exhibited at The Highland, Ill., Reunion, 1961. It was a nicely built engine but we don't know who built it.
THE WORLD'S FAIR LOAD
Very early one morning at Mt. Pleasant, 1961, Warren and Elmer had a little time to ourselves. However, as usual, I could not think of all the things I wanted tosay. I love to rethose days.-------Elmer.