LETTERS


| November/December 1964

  • Traction engines
    This picture shows how the traction engines were first steered by a horse walking in front. You can see where the horse sharves are guided by a fifth wheel and tiller handle. This was patented in 1861.
    Mr. Ralph Bates
  • 2 H. P. pump steam engine

    Mr. Ralph Bates
  • Landslide business selling
    Prior to the equipment being moved, a traveling photographer captured the spectacle and did a landslide business selling it on postcards to the local populace. I am enclosing a copy of these postcards.
    Mr. Ralph Bates

  • Traction engines
  • 2 H. P. pump steam engine
  • Landslide business selling

Highland Park College

DES MOINES, IOWA

GEORGE P. MAGILL, A. M., D. D.

PRESIDENT



June 1, 1915 

Mr. Charlie Fay,