Owensville Threshers Association Show


| March/April 1976

  • Keck Gonnerman engine
    This shows Ira Wright of St. Clair, Mo. with a Keck Gonnerman engine
  • Case 65 engine

    Mrs. Clinton Metzger
  • Edward Piezuch
    This is Edward Piezuch at the sawmill owned by the Threshers Association Pictures by Bernard A. Hines, 7197 Mississippi Street, Merrillville, Indiana 46410. Courtesy of Ferd Aufdu Heide, Owensville, Missouri 65066
    Ferd Aufdu Heide
  • Case 65 engine
    This is our Case 65 engine. That's my husband on the engine, during the Sunbury Sesquicentennial held in 1966. We also show at London Glenford and Mansfield Shows all in Ohio. We take our camper and enjoy meeting our old friends and making new ones. As
    Mrs. Clinton Metzger
  • E. A. Sanders
    This is E. A. Sanders, Cuba, Missouri and a model engine made from Stanley car engine
  • Russell engine
    This is Bob Hart with a Russell engine. Pictures from Owensville Threshers 1974 Show
  • Edgar Levings
    This is Edgar Levings of Edmond, Mo. with engine
  • Case engine
    This one is Claude Hazelette, Auxvasse, Missouri with a Case engine
  • Keck Gonnerman engine
    This shot is of John Vanderwerken of Gasconade, Mo. with Keck Gonnerman engine
  • Allen Winters
    Allen Winters of Washington, Mo.
  • Economy engine
    This is a 6 HP Economy engine - Sidney and James Hollingsworth of Bland, Mo.

  • Keck Gonnerman engine
  • Case 65 engine
  • Edward Piezuch
  • Case 65 engine
  • E. A. Sanders
  • Russell engine
  • Edgar Levings
  • Case engine
  • Keck Gonnerman engine
  • Allen Winters
  • Economy engine

Owensville, Missouri 65066

The Owensville Threshers Assciation Show is held at City Park in Rosebud, Missouri the Third week-end in July. The show held in 1974 consisted of seven large steam engines, among them a 12 HP Case, a Russell, 2 Keck Gonnermans and an Avery undermounted.

Gasoline tractors included several old John Deeres, Case and Mc. Cormick Deering, several old Hubers and Keck Gonnermans. A neatly restored Oliver Hart Parr, a Cletrac Cat, an Indiana front wheel drive, Fordson and 8-16 International.

There were several model steam engines and a good selection of gas engines. Among those were Aero, Motor, Busy Boy, Economy, Detroit, Novo, New Way, Maytag and others.



Featured at the show were events as lumber sawing, wood planing, threshing with steam, corn shredding, shingle splitting by the old hand fashioned way, feed grinding with horse powered sweep feed mill. Also, feed making with hand powered mill.

For the ladies, a quilting party was underway. Also demonstraations on chair caning and broom making. Pony rides were had every day. Evening entertainment consisted of open air dance, both modern and old dances.