A 20 acre field almost completely shocked ready for the 12th Annual Steam show and Threshing Bee held on the Taylor Marshall Farm. Many hands make light work
The wives of the shockers (who are also members of the club) who prepared the meal for their hungry men.
Courtesy of Northern Illinois Steam Power Club, Box 397, DeKalb, Illinois 60115 The shockers getting ready to enjoy a well deserved meal after shocking 20 acres of oats in preparation for the steam show on the Taylor Marshall Farm in Sycamore, Illinois in
Northern Illinois Steam Power Club
Courtesy of Florian C. Karl, Jordan, Minnesota 55352 We thank the Jordan Independent newspaper for granting permission to use the above pictures of material printed in their newspaper. Young and old enjoyed the old-time machines at the Steam and Gas Engin
Florian C. Karl
Photo by A. M. Wettach, Mt. Pleasant, Iowa 52641 Just a restaging of old-time steam engine threshing on the farm of a steam engine owner. The whole neighborhood turns out for such events. This engine has been shown at the Midwest Old Settlers and Thresher
A. M. Wettach
The picture is a nostalgic scene for many, the familiar tank wagon - a necessity for steam engines at harvest time. Pat Devine with his team pulling the old-time tank wagon.