This is a stereoscope picture. If you cut out the picture on the heavy lines and paste on light cardboard with rubber cement you will have a three dimensional picture you can view in the old fashioned stereoscope viewer glasses.
His father, the late George Schneider, also purchased the very first portable wooden wheel Case Engine. I do not know the history of this engine, but was offered a brand new Case Engine and separator for it by J. I. Case Company, if it had not been that the engine was destroyed. We still have the boiler.