Post Card


| July/August 1969

  • steam engine
    A steam engine is the natural starting place for a model builder. It takes few castings or tools, yet yields a model which is just as: satisfying as the most complex. This is one of the engines described in our catalog. Why not order a copy, only $2.
  • Pontoon Bridge
    Courtesy of E. J. Buhr, Box 31, Maymont, Saskatchewan, Canada. Pontoon Bridge on Missouri River at Wolf Point, Montana in May 1916.
    E. J. Buhr
  • Case steam tractor
    Courtesy of Lloyd Proctor, 7360 Burton Street, Inkster, Michigan 48141. My 2 inch per foot scale model of a 1915 65 Hp. Case steam tractor. Note the girl holding the horses and also the engineer. They are all 2'' scale. I have a two wheel cart so I can ri
    Lloyd Proctor
  • Baker Steam engine
    Courtesy of Morris D. Titus, R.R.2, Pendleton, Indiana 46064. This Baker Steam engine owned by Morris will be in operation at the Portland show.
    Morris D. Titus
  • Wood riding Cultivator
    Courtesy of Ed Jansen 106 Water St. Teutopolis, Illinois 62467. All wood riding Cultivator, less shovels (forgot to put them on) at Legion Show in Sigel. The owner is Henry Ruholl of Teutopolis.
    Ed Jansen
  • Geiser engine
    Courtesy of Royal E. Jackson, 1708 White Oak Drive, Silver Spring, Maryland 02910. 40 Hp. Geiser double cylinder (8'' x 10''), No. 14615. The cylinder heads bear the marking ZZ. This engine is owned by Messrs. Ralph Lewin and R. G. Buckley. This engine
    Royal E. Jackson
  • Minneapolis engine
    Courtesy of Merle W. Shipley, Box 307, Cabazon, California 92230. A Minneapolis outfit, picture taken in North Dakota about 1907. I do not know the size of either engine or separator. It belonged to a son of a friend of my father and mother. His name was
    Merle W. Shipley
  • Tri-level railroad
    Courtesy of Lloyd Proctor, 7360 Burton Street, lnksler, Michigan 48141. I took this picture in Richmond, Virginia at the Tri-level railroad crossing when three trains were crossing. The first track is the Southern Railroad. The middle track is the Seaboa
    Lloyd Proctor
  • Steam log hauler
    Courtesy of E. J. Buhr, Box 31, Maymont, Saskatchewan, Canada. Steam log hauler at Big River, Saskatchewan in November 1920.
    E. J. Buhr
  • Dirty man
    Courtesy of E. J. Buhr, Box 31, Maymont, Saskatchewan, Canada. I ran this engine fourteen falls from 1916 to 1929. I am the dirty man in the picture.
    E. J. Buhr
  • Old Rumely engine
    Courtesy of Emmet H. Drewel, Labadie, Missouri 63055. This picture was found in the petition wall of an old log house that was being razed. I think the engine may be an Old Rumely. It it isn't you might set me straight.
    Emmet H. Drewel
  • Bates Steel Mule
    Courtesy of E. J. Buhr, Box 31, Maymont, Saskatchewan, Canada. Bates Steel Mule at Wolf Point, Montana in May, 1916.
    E. J. Buhr

  • steam engine
  • Pontoon Bridge
  • Case steam tractor
  • Baker Steam engine
  • Wood riding Cultivator
  • Geiser engine
  • Minneapolis engine
  • Tri-level railroad
  • Steam log hauler
  • Dirty man
  • Old Rumely engine
  • Bates Steel Mule

COMPOUND ENGINE

We lived and worked one winter for the elder Mr. Forman, about 1906. Mr. Forman loved children and always made quite a to-do over sister and me.

All my life I have loved engines and always was playing engine. At the age I have related, I could imitate to perfection a single cylinder stationary gas engine from starting to crank it, to when it first fired and from there on till I had enough.

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