12th ANNUAL THRESHING BEE MONTGOMERY, MINN.

18 HP Traction steam engine serial number 375

| March/April 1953

  • Steam Engine Joe Rynda and Wood Bros
    Left to right, Dan S. Zehr; Helen Wood; J. F. Wood; Steam Engine Joe Rynda and Wood Bros. 18 hp. steamer, Serial No. 675. as background. All at the Joe Rynda Reunion, Montgomery Minn., 1952

  • Steam Engine Joe Rynda and Wood Bros

(STEAM ENGINE JOE)

President's report to the Pioneer Historical Assn., of Montgomery, Minn. Held December 10, 1952

Attended Mass 7:15 Holy Redeemer Church. On Leonard L. Rynda farm one quarter mile west of Montgomery on Lexington Road. At 9:40 lit fire in Wood Bros. 18 HP Traction steam engine serial number 375. Built year 1904.

People were at the steam engines when I arrived. 10: 30 Mr. F. J. Wood and daughter Helen arrived from 3851 Delaware Ave,, Des Moines, Iowa.



Many pictures were taken of Mr. F. J. Wood.

12:00 noon KSTP television car arrived 12:40 pulled up to hitch up J. I. Case agitator 32' cyl. 46' rear. Serial 8920. Built year 1885. This is hand feed: Slat straw stacker, kicker tailings elevator and Smith Talley Box.