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Courtesy of George Klinkner, Artesian, South Dakota The engine was completely repainted in its original colors and striped.
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Courtesy of Nelson Howard, 1402 S. 19th St., New Castle, Indiana 47362'' Nelson standing on the back of the coal car. Bunty Metzler a telegraph operator in the background, where, the cut of R. R. cars knocked the brick wall down about 1914.
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Courtesy of Nelson Howard, 1402 S. 19th St., New Castle, Indiana 47362 New Castle Electric Plant in the foreground. Water Works Plant in the background with the brick stack - about 1914.
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Courtesy of Clarence E. Mitcham, Route 1, Mead, Washington 99021Here is a picture of a threshing rig loaned to me by C. E. Womack of Spokane, Washington
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Courtesy of Robert J. Hayes, 2008 Summitt Ave., Muscatine, Iowa 52761 Something you don't see too much anymorea team and bundle wagon. This snap taken at Art Hudchek's threshing show in August 1966.
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Courtesy of Robert J. Hayes, 2008 Submit Ave., Muscatine, Iowa 52761 Belting up at the West Liberty Fair at Art Hudchek's threshing show in 1966. Art and his gang have been putting on a daily threshing show for the last several years, drawing a bigger cro
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Courtesy of Oliver Stuart, Ida, Michigan 48140 Filling silo on the Frank Stuart farm, September 1922 with an Advance 21 hp. engine. Whirlwind silo filler built by the Wilder Strong Imp. Co., Monroe, Michigan.
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Courtesy of N. B. Nelson, Hawley, Minnesota 56549 My 1/3 scale Gaar-Scott engine and 1/3 scale Yellow Fellow in operation. The engineer is my 5 year old grandson, Eric Nelson.
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Courtesy of Raymond April, R.R. 2, Oconto Falls, Wisconsin Here is a picture of my Gaar-Scott, 16 HP, No. 12242 Engine built in 1904. I do not think it has the original stack on it but that is the way it was when I bought it. This old engine did a little
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Courtesy of Mrs. Florence Campbell, Box 13, Taberg, New York 13471 This is the last remaining bridge in Bradford County at Luther's Mills, Pennsylvania about eight miles from Towanda, Pa. off Route 6. They have lately repaired it and painted it. This brid
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Courtesy of Warren R. Bomberger, R. 2, Sargent, Nebraska 68874 This is a picture of me on my Nichols & Shepard 16-50 single cylinder steam engine. It came out about 1917. My wife and I were honored on our 50th Wedding Anniversary on December 11, 1966 by o

Donald Klinkner operated a 1917 vintage 60 horse Case Steamer
that has been in the family since 1919. Purchased new by his
grandfather, Fred Klinkner.

The Case was completely worked over and repainted. The work
consisted of new tender and drawbar. The canopy was repainted
underside and top. Bearings were all taken up where possible and
bull gears were remeshed.

The engine was completely repainted in its original colors and

This engine was used for threshing through 1953. Then used as a
hobby. This year Donald operated the engine on the baker fan, saw
mill, threshing grain and pulled eight-fourteen inch bottom plow
with the eccentric hooped up in the third notch. The engine is in
beautiful shape and a good easy steamer. It is not for sale.

Don is the fourth generation of Klinkner’s to operate case

Picture was taken by photographer, Dana C. Jennings.

(This engine is on display at Prairie Village, Madison, S.

Here is a picture of a threshing rig loaned to me by C. E.
Womack of Spokane, Washington. His father, Sam Womack, was the
separator man and is standing on the separator. He died in October
1963 at the age of 93. This man was my father’s separator man
for years and went to Idaho with Dad in 1907.

The man second from the right in the picture is Floyd Coffin
(sack sewer) now living in the Spokane Valley. He and I were two of
the pallbearers at Sam Womack’s funeral. Floyd said it was a
poor year in 23 for wheat as you can see by the size of the pile of
straw and the sacks of wheat. He said that the next day they moved
to the Valley-ford district into smutty wheat and the separator
caught fire and burnt up.

Mr. Al Chapman was the owner and is standing on the rear wheel
of the Russell engine. This setting was on the Arthur D. Jones
place about two miles from Liberty Lake. The lake is just over the
engine. Just stop and notice how many men it took to handle this

The picture I took this copy from was 7}4′ x 26′ long.
In the center background on bundle wagon is my cousin, C. E.
Womack, the son of Uncle Sam Womack. Six of these men are know to
be dead. From left to right, they are: Ashley Chapman, Otto Cross
(d), Al Chapman (d), Whitie Spencer, Earnie Jones, Lem Brooks (d),
Unknown -Pete Felton (d), Al Sodaquist, Cload Fleming, Sam Womack
(d), Floyd Coffin, Ralph Stanley (d). The engine is a Russell and
the Separator is an Advance.

Courtesy of Sherwood Fox, 9940 Rexford Road, Jackson, Michigan
49201 I would like to show you a picture of my wife’s one horse
power Tennessee walking horse.. His official name is Mack K’s
Bellringer. that’s the horse and engine fan in the saddle. Oh,
yes, the other one is our 18 hp. Garr-Scott No. 14911. We threshed
last Labor Day. Old 14911 did a nice job pulling the. 22 x 36 Case
Separator. By the way, if anyone knows the background of
Gaar-Scott, perhaps they would write me. some information on the
year of mfg. of this engine. About 1955 she was saved by none other
than Mr. Walter Knapp of Monroe, Michigan. Last year we. gave the
old girl an extensive inspection and repair. It is in good shape
now for a busy summer.


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