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| January/February 1968

  • Rubicon steam engine
    Courtesy of James N. Dugger, 1521 Sherman Place, Long Beach, California 90804. Here's a ''cob for your corn crib'' - ha ha!! I have never seen a Rubicon steam engine in your ALBUM
    James N. Dugger
  • Threshing scene
    Courtesy of F. H. Warnock, 422 Euclid Ave., Peoria Heights, Illinois 61614. A North Dakota threshing scene.
    F. H. Warnock
  • Westinghouse separator
    Courtesy of Robert Culshaw, Advertising Division, Caterpillar Tractor Co., Peoria, Illinois 61611. The last word in big wheels! Built in 1900 by the Best Manufacturing Co. for the Middle River Farming Co. Stockton, California, this tractor had wood covere
    Robert Culshaw
  • Elmer Short Allshouse
    Courtesy of Harry Shaffer Implement Co., Greensburg, Pa. This is Elmer ''Short'' Allshouse with his ''Big Job''. Elmer built this from scratch. Runs like a charm. His ''Little Job'' which he also built from scratch stands only 4 foot tall.
    Harry Shaffer Implement Co
  • Wes Karr
    Courtesy of Harry Shaffer Implement Co. Greensburg, Pa. Wes Karr in the engineers cap stands with his Aultman-Taylor portable. They use it to run the shingle mill here at the Fort Allen Antique Association Steam Up.
    Harry Shaffer Implement Co
  • Melvin Baley
    Courtesy of Harry Shaffer Implement Co., Greensburg, Pa. Here is Melvin Baley with his Frick. It is one of the many work horses at the Fort Allen Antique Ass'n. Steam Up near Greesnburg, Pa.
    Harry Shaffer Implement Co
  • Frick engine
    Courtesy of Harry Shaffer Implement Co., Greensburg, Pa. George Shoemaker of Avonmore, Pa. and his Frick. He completely overhauled it just last year. He showed us a color picture of it and it looked good as new. Kitty
    Harry Shaffer Implement Co
  • Tank engine
    Courtesy of Robert L. Johnson, The Steam Engine Museum, Route 1, Box 265A, Rossville, Georgia 30741. 0-4-2 tank engine built by Porter. This photo was made in Wachula, Florida, March 4, 1967. Engine has since been sold to a collector in the northeast.
    Robert L. Johnson
  • Barn
    Courtesy of Joe J. Balkenol, Box 62, Lismore, Minnestoa 56155. This is a barn built in 1916 by Schissel Bros, and myself for Anton Halverson. Top from left to right is Hugo Schissel and Joe Balkenol. Below that from left to right is Henry Schissel and Bil
    Joe J. Balkenol
  • Barn
    Courtesy of Joe J. Balkenol, Box 62 Lismore, Minnesota 56155. This is a barn built in 1916, 3 miles northeast of Lismore, for a man by the name of Linus Van-Hotren, I don't know many of the men on this picture.
    Joe J. Balkenol
  • Brick building
    Courtesy of Joe J. Balkenol, Box 62, LIsmore, Minnesota 56155. A building built in 1901. In 1957, myself and three other men tore this building down and the town built a new brick building used for a store. I know everyone in the picture and there are v
    Joe J. Balkenol

  • Rubicon steam engine
  • Threshing scene
  • Westinghouse separator
  • Elmer Short Allshouse
  • Wes Karr
  • Melvin Baley
  • Frick engine
  • Tank engine
  • Barn
  • Barn
  • Brick building

THRESHING RIG of 1880s was powdered by a 'Rubicon' steam traction engine which hauled the Westinghouse separator (right), drove it by belts and wheels. Grain came from chute at side of separator, straw was stracked in rear.

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