Threshing with the Old Rumely

Innovative OilPull long a workhorse on the farm

Right: Hauling away the 20-40 Rumely in 1948. “My granddad and uncles, John Tibken Jr. and William Tibken, decided to sell the old Rumely for scrap,” recalls Hubert Porter. “They cranked it up in the shed and ran it up on to the truck. The top had to be cut off because it was too high to run down the highway.”