By Staff
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LeRoy Jinnings, who lives near Hamilton, Indiana, uses a set of
governors to hold up his mailbox.

LeRoy writes to us:

‘The idea all started many years ago when I purchased my
Case engine. The governors were bad, so I told a steam fan and a
good friend, John Harper of RR New Haven, Indiana, about my
problem. He told me he had a good set of Pickering governors and
gave them to me.

‘One day I decided to change them. When I got the set off
the Case I discovered my problem. Being a machinist and a tool and
diemaker, I repaired them.

‘I stored the set Mr. Harper gave me overhead the granary.
When we sold the farm and built a new home at Ball Lake, I decided
to make my idea become a reality.

‘In all our travels we have never seen another way like it
of letting people know a steam fan lives here.’

LeRoy’s address is: RR 1, Box 156, Ball Lake, Hamilton,
Indiana 46742.

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