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| January/February 1968

  • Rare Geiser Traction engine
    Courtesy of Robert L. Johnson, The Steam Engine Museum, Route no. 1, Box 265A, Rossville, Georgia 30741. Rare Geiser Z-1 25-1OOHP Traction engine, bought at Lynchburg, Tennessee and now undergoing restoration at the Steam Engine Museum. Bore and stroke 1
    Robert L. Johnson
  • Baldwin locomotive
    Courtesy of Mrs. Leo Turley, Route 4, Mt. Pleasant, Iowa 52641. The 1891 Baldwin locomotive belches wood smoke as it slowly pulls away from the depot, crosses a trestle, rolls between trees as it carries passengers around the 36'' narrow gauge rails.
    Mrs. Leo Turley
  • Ox team
    Courtesy of Charles R. Hope. Jr., 1706 N. Troy St., Apt. 818, Arlington, Va. 22201. William Handley of Cambridge, Md. with his ox team hauling a load of wheat. Bill Hopkins of Westminister, Md. on top. The ground was too wet and soft for the engines this
    Charles R. Hope
  • Double cylinder Frick enigne
    Courtesy of Charles R. Hope, Jr., 1706 N. Troy St., Apt. 818, Arlington, Virginia 22201. Over seven inches of rain fell the day before the Eastern Shore Threshermen's show. This is Lloyd Pahlman's 7x10 double cylinder Frick, mired down in a bit of trouble
    Charles R. Hope
  • Charter members

    Charles R. Hope
  • Rick of wheat
    Courtesy of Meridith Brison, Route 1, Millersport, Ohio 43046. No, the straw pile isn't at the wrong end of the separator. A rick of wheat to be threshed at the Stumptown Steam Threshers Reunion at New Athens, Ohio on Sept. 9-10 1967.
    Meridith Brison
  • Aultman-Taylor engine
    Courtesy of Meridith Brison, Route 1, Millersport, Ohio 43046. 20 Hp. Aultman-Taylor, owned by George Richey, Norwich, Ohio. Taken at the Stump town Steam Threshers Reunion at New Athens, Ohio. Mr. Richey is president of the Old Steam and Gas Club of New
    Meridith Brison
  • Minnesota Chief threshing machine

  • Advance Rumely Engine
    Courtesy of Mrs. Leo Turley, Route 4, Mt. Pleasant, Iowa 52641. Milo Mathews and Ray Ernst, two of the founders of the show talk over the event leaning on Mathew's Advance Rumely Engine.
    Mrs. Leo Turley
  • Huber engine
    Courtesy of Mrs. Leo Turley, Route 4, Mt. Pleasant, Iowa 52641. An old ''Huber'' steamed up and ready for action. One of the more than 100 in operation at the Midwest Old Settlers and Threshers Reunion in Mt. Pleasant, Aug. 31 through Sept. 4th.
    Mrs. Leo Turley

  • Rare Geiser Traction engine
  • Baldwin locomotive
  • Ox team
  • Double cylinder Frick enigne
  • Charter members
  • Rick of wheat
  • Aultman-Taylor engine
  • Minnesota Chief threshing machine
  • Advance Rumely Engine
  • Huber engine

Courtesy of Charles R. Hope, Jr., 1706 N. Troy St., Apt. 818, Arlington, Virginia 22201. Charter members of the Eastern Shore Threshermen and Collectors Assn., Federalsburg, Md. Back row, left to right: Wilbur Engle, Clifford Baker, Ross Rhodes, Pete Lovelace, Norris Chambers, Lloyd Pahlman, Melvin Engle, Paul Singer and Ted Thomas. Front row, left to right Ben Trice, Paul Secrist, J. Herman Layton, Norris Todd, Leonard Monatti, James Layton, Howard Engle, Richard Engle, Walter Messick, Lee Whitmore, A. B. Rosser, Lloyd Tarman, and Lee Engle.

We give herewith a good illustration of a 'skeleton -view' of the Minnesota Chief threshing machine, made by the Minnesota Thresher Company, Stillwater, Minn. The setting of the cylinder, and the whole arrangement of the working parts, make this one of the easiest managed and most effective threshers now in use. There is no waste of grain either from failure to thresh out, or imperfect separation, and it will even do good work in hulling clover seed, without a regular hulling attachment, which can be obtained if desired. There are very few belts needed, and altogether the machine is very simple, and durable.

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