Above: A bobtail Case pumping water was shown in the 1904 edition of Agriculture for Beginners.
Top: Kansas State Agricultural College, early 1900s. (From the author’s collection.)
Above: A Holt harvester-thresher unit shown in Field Crops.
Right: A fanciful scene depicted in the 1923 edition of Elementary Agriculture.
From top: The shape of the canopy suggests this engine is a Reeves, shown in Agriculture for Beginners; what must be an early Best, shown in the 1909 edition of Practical Agriculture; a threshing scene from Practical Agriculture; a Case 110 shown in the 1912 edition of Field Crops.
Bottom: A Reeves pulling a thresher, also from Essentials of Agriculture.
Below: A sketch in the 1915 edition of Essentials of Agriculture shows a Reeves plowing.