On a lazy Sunday afternoon (July 24th). The Idol's entertained this group of North Carolina Steam Engine men and families. From left to right are: L. R. Powell, Mocksville; Ed Carrick, Denton; Elmer L. Ritzman, Enola, Pa.; Jack Smith, Winston-Salem; C. C.
The Water Wheel which furnishes power for the Grist Mill on the McCormick Homestead. It is kept in perfect order. (We are very happy about this.)
Left to right, front row: Mrs. Powell; Mrs. Ritzman; Verda Jane Idol. Back row: Mrs. Surrat; Marsha Nelson; Mrs. Charles Idol. In looking this group over you can see why the men were so happy. This is one of the most enjoyable occasions we have ever exper
Rear view of the buildings preserved on the old McCormick home. The one to the right is the blacksmith shop where the Reaper was made. There is a replica of one in the shop. The building on the left is the grist mill. Still in operation! They grind corn a
The marker erected on the farm where McCormick built his first Reaper. The man beside the marker is the great grandson of the slave who worked for Mr. McCormick.