POST CARD

By Staff
1 / 10
This is a Huber 18 HP Contractor Type Engine bought in 1914. Engine No. 10507. My father and I ran this engine till 1926, threshing wheat and soybeans, cow peas, shedding and silo filling, county road work. The Tool Box and coal bunker rusted off and I ne
2 / 10
Allan Miller is my father-in-law. He just recently moved out to Seattle, Washington. This picture was taken May 15, 1917, on the Balden Ranch No. 8, near Ellendale, N.D. The tractor is a 30-60 Aultman Taylor, pulling a John Deere eight-bottom breaker plow
3 / 10
Here is a picture of the 1/3 size free lance model I just purchased from Lawrence Griesemer, Swanton, Ohio, who built it. It has a3'x 4' cylinder, 16' flywheel, 27' drivers, carries 100 ob. steam and 7' 9' over all. It runs and pe
4 / 10
Here is a picture of an engine and plow that I purchased some time ago. Before I got possession, it became involved in a tangled estate. While collecting information about the outfit I found the original of this picture and had some reprints finished and
5 / 10
(Photo by Leo R. Clark, 105 Harvey Street, Washington, Illinois)
6 / 10
Model 'G' 20-40 Museum Collection, Honeoye Falls, 1962 Reunion.
7 / 10
1918 Holt 45 crawler pulling big fan Mikkelson's August, 1961, owned by Carl Kirsch, St. Paul, Oregon.
8 / 10
This is my 20-35 late style OILPULL. This is a model M and a very fine old tractor it is. You will notice on the buzz saw picture, that the front end is offset which is easily done and very handy in lining up. I have operated steam and gas tractors since
9 / 10
My 30- 60 Type Rumely Oil Pull Tractor 1911 and 36-60 Rumely separator 75th anniversary of Hecla, South Dakota, parade June 28, 1061
10 / 10
22-40 Hart Parr at the 1962 Pioneer Reunion. 22-44 Minneapolis in the background.

In 1937 I went in the well drilling business and continued until
1959 when I had a stroke and had to quit so I sold everything. I
sold the engine to Harold J. Parish, Jr. of Adrian, Michigan in
1960. I sure did hate to see it go but I could not run it anymore
because I lost the use of my left arm.

We thought this picture of the Ox Bow quite interesting. The
words on the sign in front of Mr. Koopman are as follows: This old
oxen yoke was found in 1930, half buried in the desert sand of
Wyoming. It dates back to 1847-1850. The driver of this oxen team
went berserk and left the wagon train only to be killed by Indians.
This yoke was found 3 miles south of the Oregon Trail in Sweetwater
County. As far as it is known, the wagon is still there in the
gully covered with sand.

This scene is in the heart of the Ozarks, where it is hard to
visualize that a field of this size ever existed. Location is
south-west of Rogersville, Missouri. The engine and plow was owned
by Clark Watts, who is standing on the plow. Mr. Watts’ two
sons are on the engine; Dill is on the left and Claude on the
right. It is believed the engine was built about 1904 and the
picture made in 1912.

Next>>

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