Oklahoma Steam Threshers 1974 Show Report


| March/April 1975



Route 5, Box 580, Edmond, Oklahoma 73034

As you know, the 1974 show was held at our new location Pawnee County Fair Grounds, 'Pawnee, Oklahoma.

The three day show this year was a huge success beyond anybody's expectations, even though the weather was near or in the century mark every day of the show.

Plowing was a daily feature featuring the 110 H.P. Case of Kenneth and Cecil Kelly of Pawnee, Oklahoma. It was backed up by performances of their 45 H.P. Case and 65 H.P. Case threshing grain.

Art Kosted and his 50 H.P. Case performed daily on the incline. Art's son, Charles Kosted, put the M. Rumley 16 H.P. through its paces on the teeter totter.

J.D. story kept Ivan Burns 20 H.P. Keck Gonnerman D.S. going for three days doing an excellent job, backed up by Joe Story operating the 28 H.P. Minneapolis owned by Heinie Bomhoff of Calumet, Oklahoma.