Threshing with the Old Rumely

Innovative OilPull long a workhorse on the farm

Far left: An early-day threshing rig near Wiota, Iowa. At far left: John Tibken Jr., one of the owners of the rig (a 20-40 Rumely and Nichols & Shepard Red River Special 32-inch-by-56-inch threshing machine) shown at back. The identities of the other two men shown are not known. The photo dates to about 1927.