LETTERS


| March/April 1959


INFORMATION PLEASE

Congratulations on the Jan.-Feb. issue of the ALBUM. It appears to be almost a Peerless edition. I have always wondered where all the Peerless were. They were a good engine and a lot of them were made. Now they have begun to show up.

I am wondering what horse power my engine No. 17675, Peerless of course, is It has 8x10 inch cylinder. This engine was made by the Emerson-Brantingham Co., in 1915. Diameter of the boiler shell is 26 in., fire box 24x52 inches and 72 flues.

C. E. CLAPPER, Box 582, Mount Hope, West Virginia

FROM THE FAR WEST

I like the ALBUM fine but would like to see more Western News. I really enjoyed the article 'Reminiscences of a Half Century of Agricultural Appliances,' Jan.-Feb., 1959 issue.

I own a 6hp. Russell engine No. 4640 built in 1888, also a Best Tracklayer 25hp. Serial No. 201 built in 1920. Both machines are in good running condition and have been restored by me.

I belong to The Western Steam Fiends Association and to the Early Day Gas Engine & Tractor Association.






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