Courtesy of G. M. Gromer, 1566 So. Sherman St., Denver 10, Colorado. Taken at Bird City, Kansas-Model of Advance-Rumely by owner E. H. Jacobs, Smith Center, Kansas. This is a fine running engine.
G. M. Gromer
Here is a picture of an 1893, 15 HP, Frick (Eclipse) Engine. Notice the round spokes in the drive wheels. Also shown is a 36' Prairie Queen Separator that was built by Oliver McIntire at Mt. Hope, Kansas. The outfit is owned by Mr. McIntire, the big
Here is a picture of a C. Atman Co. 14 HP Star Engine, No. 5694. I couldn't find any number on this engine and I do not know the age but it looks like it should be about 1905.
Here is a picture of a 1904, 16 HP, Gear Scott, No. 11898, shredding corn fodder near Putnam, Kansas in March 1910. I am sitting on my engine.
This picture was taken on my farm west of Pelican Rapids, Minnesota in August, 19 52. This machine is used every year for threshing and is in A-1 condition. It is a Case Engine, 15 HP.
Here is a picture of my 24 HP Minneapolis Engine. It has new flues, engine gears and wheels like new.
In this picture I am standing beside my wonderful Port Huron 19, the last one shipped to Iowa. The engine is No. 8510 and this engine is in excellent shape and runs like a new one. This picture was taken at Cedar Rapids, Iowa Fair in 1958.
Here is a picture of 1' scale Traction Engine that I built. It was copied from Advance prototype. Built almost entirely from memory.