Second Reunion of the Midwest Old Settlers and Threshers Association in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa

On a beautiful fall day in 1951, the second Midwest Old Settlers and Threshers Association took place in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa

The Port Huron Longfellow
A view of Mr. J.H. Whitbey's M. Rumely 20 hp No. 6785 built in 1913. Mr. Whitbey is from Fort Wayne, Ind. This engine is equippped with a locomotive bell and whistle of a scrapped locomotive PRR engine No. 5407. Mr. Ted Griner of Fort Wayne, adapted the whistle to the engine. This engine pulled 75 hp on the Prony brake at Alvordton.