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| July/August 1973

  • Frick engine
    Standing at the front of the Frick. are yours truly, Bryant Young on the left and my dad, W. Newton Young on the right. We were working on the engine the day that photo was taken.
  • Advance Rumely engine
    22 HP Advance Rumely owned by Farmers Antique Engine Association, Prophetstown, Illinois - at the Prophetstown Show in 1972. Mr. Harley Church, Engineer on deck of engine, Mr. Everett Church, back of engine and Mr. Alva Hulbert, in front of wheel. Courtes
    Alva Hulbert
  • Frick traction engine
    Bryant at the controls of the 1918 Frick traction engine, double cylinder, 18 HP. Bryant purchased this engine from Elwin Mast of Garrettsville, Ohio and is now in the process of restoring it. Says Bryant, ''I am 25 years old and have wanted a traction en
  • Reaping wheat
    Reaping wheat in North Dakota. Courtesy of George A. Winter, 1121 Summit, Spooner, Wisconsin 54801
    George A. Winter
  • Frick engine
    Courtesy of B. Bryant Young, R.R. 1, Box 704, Dover, Delaware 19901
    B. Bryant Young
  • Farm tractor
    Farm tractor invented by David Spencer, Pleasant Mount, Pennsylvania. It was completed the year of 1889 and is on display at Wayne County Historical Society, Honesdale, Pennsylvania. This was an early attempt at the building of a tractor powered by steam
    W. J. Eshleman
  • Avery undermounted engine
    Avery undermounted 20 HP engine owned by Kenneth Harris of Rapid City, South Dakota. Kenneth Harris by truck, Stan Beug standing by drive wheel. Taken at Prairie Village Threshing Show, 1971. Courtesy of Stanley Beug, 6040 Crestview Way, Littleton, Colora
    Stanley Beug

  • Frick engine
  • Advance Rumely engine
  • Frick traction engine
  • Reaping wheat
  • Frick engine
  • Farm tractor
  • Avery undermounted engine

Picture  shows some folks standing next to the Frick. L. to r. in front row: Tony Bravata and Ralph Bryant, two of my neighbors boys. Back row-I. to r. Mr. Robert Bravata, a stationary engineer at Dover Air Force Base; my dad, Mr. W. Newton Young, who worked around steam engines when he was a boy on the farm and sold farm machinery back in the 1930s near Norristown, Pa. and also was a personal friend of Arthus S. Young (founder of Rough & Tumbler Engineer's Historical Assn. of Kinzers, Pa.); and standing to the right of my Dad is his brother, Mr. Geo. Wm. Young of Norristown. All three of these men are real steam engine enthusiasts.



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