Kansas man and his Rumely OilPull played a role in taming the Great Plains.
Opposite page: George Hudson (second from right) and Fred McCoy (second from left), his engineer, with a trio of local bankers, out for an up-close look at Hudson’s Rumely.
Right: A Model F Rumely – file photo.
The 1916 Model F Rumely and Advance-Rumely thresher owned by George Hudson. This was the rig Hudson used during the season depicted in the accompanying article. For six years, Hudson left home for months at a time to work as a sod breaker in western Kansas.
Left: George Hudson’s header and crew.
Below center: Company promotional material for an Advance-Rumely thresher like that owned by George Hudson.