1994 LaGrange Engine Club Show

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Bill Kennedy's Advance getting up steam for the Power Eater.
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Bill Rees (center) discussing his half scale Case with two observers. Photo by Colin Coshway.
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Dean Shooks checks out his nice 1905 12 HP Case. Photo by Colin Coshway.
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Tom Sampson parades their 1917 25-75 Kitten. Photo by Colin Coshway.
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Herb Beckmyer, engineer, on Bill Kennedy's 1920 21-75 Baker, providing good power for the sawmill.
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''Rosey'' Vormilker operating Cliff Kovocic's Russell. Photo by Bob Reusch.
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Laurel Runals' 14-42 Frick. Photo by Bob Reusch.
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Vic Johnson's 1918 28 HP Minneapolis in foreground. Photo by Melody Uszak.

5940 Town line Road 187 New London, Ohio 44851

Saturday morning began with a light drizzle which increased
gradually to a light and then moderate rain. We began having
visions of a very wet show, but exhibitors arriving from the west
were saying the sun was out just a few miles away. Sure enough,
before noon, the sun was out, the grounds dried out rapidly and
before we knew it, things were really buzzing!

Twenty steam engines can produce a lot of smoke. Here about
twelve are lined up under a beautiful fall sky. Photos by Colin
Coshway at 1994 show.

Twenty steam engines were soon wafting the smoke that gives the
aroma that lets you know a good time is to be had by all. The large
display of gas tractors, small engines, models and a very large
flea market as well as toy show and American Indian Motorcycle
display provided entertainment to suit everyone’s taste.

The accompanying pictures should give you an idea of some of the
equipment on display. For the last three years we have had Bill
Kennedy’s sawmill set up so that it can be powered by two steam
engines this year we had three! Chester Scheffel’s scale Frick
powered the sawdust drag!

September 15, 16, & 17 of 1995 are the dates of our 25th
anniversary show. We will feature the Minneapolis line of steam
engines and gas tractors and the Economy gas engine. Please join us
for three days’ enjoyment of yesteryear.

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