Post Card


| May/June 1972

  • The corn shelter
    I don't know what kind of engine this is, but the corn shelter is a Sandwich and the place is at the Earnest Evert farm, five miles south of Yorkville, about 1920. Courtesy of Walter C. Bieritz, Route 2, Box 168, Yorkville, Illinois 60560.
    Walter C
  • Aveling & Porter Steam Roller
    My 1915 Aveling & Porter Steam Roller, called ''White Rose''. Her Works No. is 8506 and Registration No. CT 5012. The photo shows myself about to put on another shovel full of coal, whilst my steersman, Ken Tonks, prepares to hand me the flag we use to gi
    Derek A
  • The Otto Coleman farm
    Setting for threshing into the bam at the Otto Coleman farm, four miles south of Yorkville in 1938. This Case outfit was bought new in 1915. Courtesy of Walter C. Bieritz, Route 2, Box 168, Yorkville, Illinois 60560.
    Walter C
  • Dick Carter engine
    On engine is Dick Carter, engineer. My father, Mike Mikkelson, is holding the shovel. Engine is a 22 HP Buffalo Pitts, return flue. Taken north of Madelia, Minnesota about 1898. Courtesy of Jim Mikkelson, Box 35, Watford City, North Dakota 58854.
    Jim Mikkelson
  • 35 HP double cylinder
    Minneapolis 35 HP double cylinder wood, coal and straw burner. Separator is a Minneapolis 44 x 72. On engine is Gertie Stenehyem and Minnie Mikkelson, cooks. Mike O'Mally, fireman, Mike Mikkelson, my father engineer. Picture was taken at Cherry Township,
    Jim Mikkelson
  • 20 Hp. Aultman & Taylor engine
    McCourtney's 20 Hp. Aultman & Taylor engine, number 9365 in September of 1944. This engine has the butt strap high pressure boiler and is heavily geared. Courtesy of Bruce McCourtney, Syracuse, Nebraska 68446.
    Bruce McCourtney
  • Pulling into Mountain Lake
    No. 2 on the C. St. M. and O. pulling into Mountain Lake, Minnesota from the West to St. Paul. I used the road in foreground many times. Courtesy of E. J. Buhr, Maymont, Saskatchewan, Canada.
    E. J. Buhr
  • 24-75 Hp. Port Huron
    McCourtney's 24-75 Hp. Port Huron high pressure compound engine eight miles south of Nebraska City, Nebraska in 1943. Engine No. is 8550. Courtesy of Bruce McCourtney, Syracuse, Nebraska 68446.
    Bruce McCourtney
  • Leo at Mt. Pleasant
    Photo taken by Leo at Mt. Pleasant in 1959. I bet you'll have a good time looking this one over to see who you recognize-Anna Mae. (Get the magnifying glass out and have fun) Courtesy of Leo R. Clark, 105 Harvey St., Washington, Illinois 61571.
    Leo R. Clark
  • Ernest Shercolk and rig
    Ernest Shercolk and his rig and helper. Courtesy of Gale L. Wollenberg, Hollenberg, Kansas 66946.
    Gale L.
  • Shercolk's engine
    A view of E. Shercolk's engine. Courtesy of Gale L. Wollenberg, Hollenberg, Kansas 66946.
    Gale L.

  • The corn shelter
  • Aveling & Porter Steam Roller
  • The Otto Coleman farm
  • Dick Carter engine
  • 35 HP double cylinder
  • 20 Hp. Aultman & Taylor engine
  • Pulling into Mountain Lake
  • 24-75 Hp. Port Huron
  • Leo at Mt. Pleasant
  • Ernest Shercolk and rig
  • Shercolk's engine

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