POST CARD


| July/August 1954

  • STEAM ENGINE JOE RYNDA
    STEAM ENGINE JOE RYNDA TAKING HIS OLD AULTMAN AND TAYLOR TO DO THE THRESHING AT HIS 1953 THRESHING BEE. PHOTO BY T. H. SMITH
    T. H. SMITH
  • parade at Pontiac
    Here is a 1/8 scale Avery Undermounted built by L. L. Roos, Geneseo, Ill. It created more aws than anything we have seen on the show grounds. It led the parade at Pontiac. We have a complete description of it but it has been mislaid and for the present we
  • Scale model Case engine
    William R. Armantrout, R. D. 1, Mulberry, Indiana says, I am sending you a picture of the 3 scale model Case engine I am building. I do not have it completed as yet but have it so I can play with it for the summer. Will finish it this winter.
    William R. Armantrout
  • Case threshing engine
    H. C. Grant's Case threshing outfit 1915. Engine is a 65 hp. and the number isover35,000.
  • Prony Brakeat
    Courtesy of A. E. Price, Photographer, 420 N. Walnut St., Pontiac
    A. E. Price
  • Railroad bells and whistles
    The speakers stand at Zehr's Reunion,1953. Railroad bells and whistles in the foreground. Dan S. Zehr, President, to the extreme left. Photo by A. E. Price, Photographer
    A. E. Price
  • Threshing and baling
    Threshing and baling at the same time as per 1909. Courtesy of Clayton Nolt, Landisville, Pa. The Pennsylvania folks have a better way of doing the same thing now. They turn the stacker to the side and a short drag carries the straw to the baler. The bale
    Clayton Nolt
  • Threshing Rigs
    Clayton H. Holt of Landisville, Pa., in trouble with his Peerless. That was the big trouble with Threshing Rigs in Pennsylvania for many years. Now we have good bridges & no rigs
  • The Peerless made by the Geiser Co
    The Peerless made by the Geiser Co., of Waynesboro, Pa., and now owned by Bolze Bros., Landisburg, Pa. This engine has been in the Bolze family for a long time and they had it rebuilt by the Arthur S. Young Company, of Kinzers, Pa.
  • Case 36x58
    Courtesy of Geo. D. Winter, R. D. 1, Box 126, Pipestone, Minn.
    Geo. D. Winter
  • steam  threshermen
    Courtesy of R. G. Pratt, Wentlea Capel St. Mary, Ipswich, Suffolk, England.
    R. G. Pratt
  • Case 60 hp
    Hardy Lindblads Case 60 hp. at Johnson's 1953 reunion. Note the pipes headed for the Case peep hole. That is Hardy's invention of a super heater. You should see the difference it makes. This is also the engine use din the silhouette picture in color on th
  • Case engine
    Courtesy of Mr. T. H. Smith.
    Mr. T. H. Smith
  • Single cylinder agricultural traction engine.
    Courtesy of R. G. Pratt, Wentlea, Capel St. Mary, Isswich, Suffolk, England.
    R. G. Pratt
  • Burrell Show traction engine
    Our English Brethren have a DAY. S. J. Wharton's Burrell Show traction engine, takes its turn in front of the judges. The engine is decorated in honor of Coronation Year. This photo was taken at National Traction Engine Rally at Appleford.
  • Tractor
    Farmer A. C. Napper's Burrell traction. This won the race in the class for tractors. Mr. Napper was the originator of the traction engine racing in England. Many do not like it. Others think it fun. Photo Courtesy of Appleford Berns
    Appleford Berns

  • STEAM ENGINE JOE RYNDA
  • parade at Pontiac
  • Scale model Case engine
  • Case threshing engine
  • Prony Brakeat
  • Railroad bells and whistles
  • Threshing and baling
  • Threshing Rigs
  • The Peerless made by the Geiser Co
  • Case 36x58
  • steam  threshermen
  • Case 60 hp
  • Case engine
  • Single cylinder agricultural traction engine.
  • Burrell Show traction engine
  • Tractor

Case 36x58--No. 42054. My brother and I bought this separator in 1905 when we were boys and used it until 1944. Forty seasons. Threshed almost 21/2 million bushels of grain. Still in good condition. Have it in a shed.

Walter Williams, one of the last steamĀ  threshermen in England and the very last one in these parts. Here he is on his Marshall (running like a clock) having a chat with Michael Salmon, himself a driver although not like Walter. He does not do it for a living--only as a Hobby.