Chickentown to Bird City


| July/August 1998

  • A. B. Farquhar
    A portable A. B. Farquhar at the fourth annual Chicken town Show in 1997.
  • Twentieth Century Manufacturing Co. engine
    Twentieth Century Manufacturing Co. engine at the Chickentown Show.
  • Scale Peerless
    A scale Peerless at Chickentown in 1997.
  • Case engine
    Pyramid stunt with a Case engine shows how easily an engine can move over obstacles with a skilled engineer.
  • Buffalo Springfield roller


  • A. B. Farquhar
  • Twentieth Century Manufacturing Co. engine
  • Scale Peerless
  • Case engine
  • Buffalo Springfield roller

9374 Roosevelt Street, Crown Point, Indiana 46307

Buffalo Springfield roller #1188. Both pictures taken at 1997 Tri-State Antique Engine & Thresher Show in Bird City, Kansas.

Over one thousand miles apart and forty years difference in years; good friends, old ones and new ones, can be found seconds after arriving at any good Steam Show, big or small.