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| July/August 1997


This 1924 Keck-Gonnerman 22 HP, #1763 single cycle was restored last year. The engine now belongs to Jimmy Palmer and his sons David and John, of 4957 Palestine Rd., Springfield, TN 37172. Palmer's father owned the engine in the '30s and '40s, sold it in the '60s, and Palmer bought it back in 1993. Last year he took it to Lebanon, Tennessee, show and the Tennessee Threshermen's show in Adams.

This photo of an Illinois threshing scene with an old style Harrison 'Jumbo' 14 or 16 HP steam engine. Who writes: 'Harrison Machine Works of Belleville, Illinois, sold many threshing outfits in southern Illinois and Missouri. An early 1900s catalog advertised that St. Clair County, Illinois, had 250 Harrison threshing outfits. The men in the picture must have threshed many a day at this farm to have such a large straw pile, especially when you consider the fact that 16 HP was the largest horsepower engine produced by Harrison Machine Works in the old style Jumbo.'














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