POST CARD

By Staff
1 / 7
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.
2 / 7
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
3 / 7
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
4 / 7
Reaping wheat in North Dakota. Courtesy of George A. Winter, 1121 Summit, Spooner, Wisconsin 54801
5 / 7
Courtesy of B. Bryant Young, R.R. 1, Box 704, Dover, Delaware 19901
6 / 7
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
7 / 7
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

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.

Farm Collector Magazine
Farm Collector Magazine
Dedicated to the Preservation of Vintage Farm Equipment