J. I. CASE COMPANY


| May/June 1973

  • Engine
    At bottom, the engine had been struck on the Michigan Central, now the Penn Central. No one was hurt. It was then restored and put back to work. Note the cattle guards between the tracks. Courtesy of Louis Forrest, R. R. 1, Staples, Ontario, Canada NOP 2J
    Louis Forrest
  • George White
    Picture taken while on vacation in Northern Ontario. It could be a George White? Courtesy of Louis Forrest, R. R. 1, Staples, Ontario, Canada NOP 2JO.
    Louis Forrest
  • 25 HP George White rear mount
    At top is a 25 HP George White rear mount manufactured in London, Ontario. Operator on platform is Archie Reaume of Comber and the owner is Tom Mathers, also of Comber. They are both deceased.
  • Homemade Lathe
    My homemade lathe used in making the model Case engine and thresher. Courtesy of Fred W. Parker, Blackfoot, Alberta, Canada TOB-OLD.
    Fred W. Parker
  • HP Case Steamer
    Owner of this very nice 1914 80 HP Case Steamer is Toivo Anderson, Three Hills, Alberta. On the left is Arlo Jurney, Calgary; on the right is Doug Hartley, 40 Franklin Dr., Calgary, Alberta. Courtesy of Arlo Jurney, F3 Kingsland Tr. Crt., Calgary, Alberta
    Arlo Jurney
  • American Abell Engines
    Pictured are two American Abell Engines. The first is a 32 HP and the other is a 28 HP These engines were noted for their ruggedness. They were powerfully built. They had rugged boilers which is the main thing on any good steam engine. Massive gears and t
    Fischbach Museum
  • T T Peerless Engine
    Joe and his T T Peerless at Reedtown, Ohio Courtesy of Joseph Holmer, R. R. 2, Republic, Ohio 44867.
    Joseph Holmer

  • Engine
  • George White
  • 25 HP George White rear mount
  • Homemade Lathe
  • HP Case Steamer
  • American Abell Engines
  • T T Peerless Engine

Forest Grove Trailer Park, Ontario, New York 14519.

(Story written by Mr. Dan Parks of Iowa State University and we thank the newsletter folks of The Pioneer Engine Bugle for letting us use it.)

(continued from March-April issue)

Next, Charles S. Brantingham became general manager and partner. They then purchased the Geiser Manufacturing Company, Reeves and Company and the Gas Traction Company. Later they bought the Osborne line from International Harvester.



In 1914, Ralph Emerson died. Following his death, the company kept getting in worse financial shape until in 1928, when Leon R. Clausen, the new Case president, purchased Emerson-Brantingham.

In 1928, the name was changed to the J. I. Case Company, with plants and offices in Racine, Dixon and Rock-ford.