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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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,
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Ernest Shercolk and his rig and helper. Courtesy of Gale L. Wollenberg, Hollenberg, Kansas 66946.
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A view of E. Shercolk's engine. Courtesy of Gale L. Wollenberg, Hollenberg, Kansas 66946.
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