The Avery Machinery Co. Yellow-Kid thresher
I enjoyed Sam Moore's article in Farm Collector, May 2007, page 10, on the Avery Machinery Co. I own a 19-inch 1917 Yellow-Kid. It's in bad condition although all the iron is OK. I drew detailed drawings of all the wooden parts, but have not started fabrication. I wonder if there might be detailed drawings available. I've tried the Smithsonian Institute and the Indiana State Library, but with no luck.
I would appreciate any information.
- Irvin C. Holman
1637 Elm St. N.
Fargo, ND 58102-2423
Editor's note: The U.S. Patent Office is a good source for drawings. Also available (from Farm Collector Books): Avery Line by Bill Neal, which includes photos and descriptions of the 1923 line of Avery motor farming, threshing, hauling and road building machinery. Visit us at www.FarmCollector.com
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