| March/April 1962

J. Russell Tustin. Mr. J. Russell Tustin of Columbus, Ohio, a former resident of Ashville, passed away October 24, 1961.

He threshed and saw milled in that community from an early age until the combine took over. After that he continued to keep steam engines and for several years he held a Get-together each fall, the last one being held on October 21, 1961 with four traction engines fired one portable that he threshed with and a very old hand feed and drag stacker.

Mr. Tustin was an active member and officer of The Miami Valley Steam Threshers Association.

He will be missed but remembered by many people to whom he gave so much friendship and pleasure